OTHER AREA STRUGGLES
In addition to shooting and turnover struggles at Green Bay on Saturday, the Badgers failed to record a block against the Phoenix. Wisconsin also had a season-low eight assists.
STRUGGLING FROM 3-POINT RANGE
Wisconsin has struggled from 3-point range its last two games, shooting just 17.1 percent. The Badgers shot 21.4 percent (3-of-
14) from deep at Florida on Dec. 10 while shooting a season-low 14.3 percent (3-of- 21) at Green Bay on Saturday.
Despite the recent struggles, UW is
still shooting 32.3 percent (42-of-130)
from behind the line.
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STOPPING THE LONG BALL
UW ranks third in the Big Ten, allowing
opponents to shoot just 25.2 percent (37-
of-147) from 3-point range.
Three foes (Vanderbilt, Marquette and
Green Bay) have shot below 20 percent
while seven have been below 30 percent.
Only two opponents (Drake and East Carolina) have shot better than 30 percent from deep.
UW had its largest rebounding advantage
of the season at Green Bay on Saturday.
The Badgers outrebounded the Phoenix 42-31, including a career-high 11 rebounds from senior AnnMarie Brown. Wisconsin has pulled down 40-or-more rebounds in its last three games to
up its season average to 35.4 boards per
Fifth-year senior Cassie Rochel leads the team with 5.3 rebounds per game while senior Jacki Gulczynski adds 4.6 rebounds per game. All eight players who average at least 12 minutes per game, average 2.4-or-more rebounds per game.
UW has outrebounded only three opponents this season as foes average 37.6 rebounds per game.
Junior Tessa Cichy has been a contributing factor since joining the starting lineup at Miami on Dec. 4. She is averaging
8.0 points, shooting 41.4 percent from the field, and 4.3 rebounds per game over the last four games.
She scored a season-high 10 points at Florida on Dec. 4, making a career-high five field goals on a career-best 14 attempts. Cichy also added a career-best three assists at Green Bay on Saturday.
On the season, the 5-11 guard is averaging 5.8 points, 2.7
SCORERS IN DOUBLE DIGITS
UW has had at least two players score in double figures in all nine games this season.
On the season, junior Nicole Bauman leads the team with 12.4 points per game. Junior Dakota Whyte chips in 9.6 points per game while senior Jacki Gulczynski adds 9.4 points per game. Freshman Cayla McMorris ranks fourth with 7.4 points per game.
GIVING UP THE BALL
After two games with improved ball control, the Badgers turned the ball over 25 times at Green Bay on Saturday. It marked the third game this season with 20-plus turnovers.
UW had a season-high 28 giveaways at Miami on Dec. 4 and 23 turnovers against East Carolina on Nov. 28.
Wisconsin is averaging 18.3 turnovers per game, which ranks 13th in the Big Ten. Opponents are averaging just 11.9 turnovers per game, ranking the Badgers 14th in the Big Ten with a minus 6.5
turnover margin. The Badgers manage just 5.3 steals per game while opponents average 10.4 steals per contest.
Opponents have taken advantage of UW turnovers, averaging 17.9 points per game off Badger giveaways.
KEEP HER IN COACH
Three players average 30-or-more minutes per game this season.
Senior Jacki Gulczynski leads the Badgers with 33.7 minutes played per game. Junior Nicole Bauman averages 31.6 minutes per game while junior Dakota Whyte is averaging 30 minutes per game.
DISHING IT OUT
Wisconsin is averaging 14.2 assists per game this season after dishing off 12.2 assists per game in 2013-14. UW is holding
opponents to 11.2 assists per game.
Junior Nicole Bauman has a team-best 4.3 assists per game as she notched a career-high nine assists against Illinois State. The 5-10 guard has four-or-more assists in four games.
Junior Dakota Whyte adds 3.6 assists per game.
BADGERS IN THE BIG TEN
Junior Nicole Bauman ranks 26th in the Big Ten with 12.4 points per game. She also ranks 10th in assists per game at 4.3 while junior Dakota Whyte is 15th with 3.6 dimes per game.
Bauman also ranks 14th in 3-point field goal percentage at .375 and ninth in 3-pointers made at 2.1. She is also 11th with her 1.5 assist/turnover ratio.
Fifth-year senior Cassie Rochel ranks seventh with 1.9 blocks per game.
Wisconsin ranks third in the conference in 3-point defense at .252. The Badgers also rank fifth in the Big Ten with 5.0 blocks per game. UW is seventh in 3-point field goal percentage (.323) and
seventh in rebounding defense (37.6).
ROCHEL RANKS AMONG TOP PLAYERS
Senior Cassie Rochel ranks among the top UW players all time in blocks.
The 6-4 post has 129 career blocks at UW, one block away from tying for third place. She also ranks third with 1.44 blocks per game over her career.
This season, Rochel leads the team and ranks seventh in the Big Ten with 1.9 blocks per game. She has four-or-more blocks in three games this season.
Rochel has also shot better than 50 percent from the field all four seasons, hitting a season-
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