Dec. 30, 2013
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Game Notes vs. Green Bay
Dec. 30, 2013
Kohl Center, Madison, Wis.
Wisconsin played its first overtime game of the season and it’s first since losing at Ohio State, 65-59, in double overtime on Feb. 7, 2013. The Badgers improve to 27-28 all-time in overtime contests.
The Badgers trailed 32-19 at the half, scoring a season-low first-half point total for the second-straight game. UW shot just 31.8 percent (23-of-52) from the field in the first period.
Wisconsin outscored the Phoenix 36-23 in the second half, shooting 50 percent (13-of-26) from the field. UW outscored Green Bay 16-6 over the last 5:01 of regulation, led by eight points from AnnMarie Brown.
Green Bay took an opponent season-high 30 free throws, making 20 for 66.7 percent.
UW tied a season-high with 16 assists, including a career-high six from senior Morgan Paige. The Badgers also turned the ball over a season-high 20 times.
Wisconsin tallied a season-high 24 fouls with four players (Michala Johnson, Malayna Johnson and Nicole Bauman) finishing the game with four fouls apiece. No player fouled out of the game.
After getting outrebounded 25-14 in the first half, Wisconsin ended up outrebounding Green Bay 43-38 in the game.
Green Bay shot just 29.2 percent (19-of-65) from the field in the game, the second-lowest field goal percentage by an opponent this season. The Phoenix also shot just 21.4 percent (3-of-14) from 3-point range.
Wisconsin drew a season-high crowd of 4,931.
Junior Michala Johnson was a perfect 7-for-7 from the field until missing her first shot in overtime. The 6-3 post finished with a game-high 22 points, shooting 90 percent (9-10) from the field.
Sophomore Nicole Bauman’s 35-point 3-point bank was the longest make of her career. She made a long 3-pointer as a freshman at New Berlin Eisenhower High School but this was her longest shot. The 5-10 guard also tied her career best with four assists.
Junior AnnMarie Brown finished with 10 points in the game, her first double-figure scoring game of the season. The 6-0 guard/forward was 4-of-5 from the field, making a career-best two 3-pointers.
Freshman Malayna Johnson pulled down a career-high seven rebounds and had a career-high three blocks. The 6-4 post also set a career best with three free throw attempts, making one.
Senior Morgan Paige dished off a career-high six assists to lead all players. The 5-9 guard was also 4-for-4 from the line, all in the overtime period, to key the UW win.