Dec. 15, 2012
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Games notes vs. Eastern Illinois
Dec. 15, 2012
UW Field House, Madison, Wis.
Player of the Game
Sophomore Jacki Gulczynski turned in her second straight double-double with career highs of 24 points and 13 rebounds. The 6-1 forward started off the game a perfect 8-for-8 from the field, scoring Wisconsin’s first 11 points. She had a double-double at the half, with a career high 18 points and 10 rebounds. Gulczynski also added three assists and two blocks in 36 minutes of play.
Play of the Game
AnnMarie Brown hit Jacki Gulczynski under the basket with 8:57 to play, putting Wisconsin up 60-36, which tied their largest lead of the game at that point.
Wisconsin broke open the game early, going on an 11-0 run after trailing 5-4 with 15:47 to play in the first half. The Badgers took a 15-5 lead with 13:02 left in the half behind nine points from Jacki Gulczynski.
Stat of the Game
Eight of the nine Badgers that played in the game scored today. In addition to Gulzynski’s career-high 24 points, Morgan Paige added 16 points, her 10th straight game with 10-or-more points. Nicole Bauman added 15 points, one short of her career best.
- The Badgers won four straight games for the first time since 2011. UW won five straight games from Dec. 9, 2010 – Jan. 2, 2011.
- The Badgers drew a season-high crowd of 3,893.
- UW shot .492 (29-of-59) for the game, their second-highest field goal percentage of the season.
- Wisconsin tied its season high by making nine 3 pointers. Morgan Paige led the Badgers with four long balls while Nicole Bauman added three treys.
- After turning the ball over 27 times against Florida Atlantic on Monday, Wisconsin tied its season low with just 12 turnovers against the Panthers today.
- Eastern Illinois set opponent season lows with 28 rebounds, eight turnovers and seven fouls while tying two season lows for a Badger opponent this season – free throws made (6) and free throws attempted (8).
- Junior transfer Daria Kryuchkova scored the first points of her career and also tallied a career-high one block.
- Senior Taylor Wurtz missed her fifth game due to a lingering back issue while freshman Dakota Whyte sat out her third straight game with a knee injury.