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Game notes vs. Oral Roberts


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Nov. 13, 2011

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Game Notes vs. Oral Roberts
Nov. 13, 2011
Kohl Center, Madison, Wis.

Player of the Game
Junior Taylor Wurtz tied her career best with 15 rebounds and also led the Badgers with 15 points. The 6-0 guard was 5-of-16 from the field, including 4-of-11 from 3-point range. She had five offensive boards and added three assists and one steal in 36 minutes. Her rebounding total tied the Kohl Center record, originally set by Jessie Stomski vs. Oklahoma on Jan. 24, 2000.

Turning Point
Oral Roberts went on an 11-2 run to end the first half and take a 41-34 lead into the locker room. With the Badgers leading 32-30 with 4:39 left in the period, the Golden Eagles scored seven straight points to take a 37-32 lead with 1:31 to play. Wisconsin’s Ashley Thomas scored on a layup with 1:06 remaining but ORU would score the last four points of the game for the halftime advantage.

Stat of the Game
The Badgers turned the ball over 31 times, setting a Kohl Center record for most turnovers in a game.

Notables

  • Wisconsin tied a school record, making 11 3-pointers. The Badgers have made 11 treys in four other games, including at Purdue last season.
  • Senior Ashley Thomas tallied a career-high 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting in the game, also career highs for field goals made and attempted.
  • Junior Kelly Supernaw scored her first points as a Badger, tallying nine points on 3-of-5 shooting from behind the arc.
  • Senior Anya Covington tied her career high with 12 rebounds, the eighth of her career.
Kohl Center Records Set
 Records Set  Previous Mark
 Most Rebounds:  15 by Taylor Wurtz  15 by Jessie Stomski vs. Oklahoma, 1-24-00
 Opponent 2-pt FG:  31 by Oral Roberts  29 by Kansas, 11-21-10
 Opponent Steals:  23 by Oral Roberts  2x (MR: 17 by Illinois, 1-17-02)
 UW 3-point FG:  11 *  11 vs. Michigan, 1-6-02
 Most UW turnovers;  31  27 vs. Milwaukee, 11-17-98
 Fewest UW steals:  1  2 (2x; MR vs. Butler, 3-16-11)
 * Ties school record
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