The Wisconsin Badgers won’t be a top five team in the preseason like they were last season, but they’ll begin their 2019 campaign in the top 20.
Former Badger wide receiver Quintez Cephus, recently acquitted of sexually assaulting two fellow students, has been reinstated immediately to the University of Wisconsin.
A wrong-way driver who crashed head-on into the family of Badger assistant basketball coach Howard Moore near Ann Arbor on May 15 was intoxicated to levels more than 2.5 times the legal limit, according to medical examiner reports obtained by The Detroit News.
A former UW football player has been found not guilty on both counts in his sexual assault trial, a Dane County jury ruled Friday afternoon.
Wisconsin Athletics announced on Friday that junior wrestler Eli Stickley has died.
Former Badgers fullback Austin Ramesh announced he’s retiring from football.
The Wisconsin softball team rallied back from a three-run deficit for an eight inning, 9-3 opening-round win against Oregon State in Tuscaloosa Regional Friday night in Alabama.
On the third and final day of the NFL draft, five former Badgers were drafted. A couple of other signed with teams as undrafted free agents.
Instead of playing in the spring game, which was cancelled, the Badgers practiced indoors on Friday night.
Several former Badgers are making their final push towards the NFL draft by working out individually for teams. Unfortunately for former Wisconsin cornerback Nick Nelson, one of those workouts ended in a torn meniscus this week.
Last season’s leading receiver, Troy Fumagalli, is off to the NFL. So, the Wisconsin Badgers will look to a committee of tight ends to replace his production.
The Badgers gave up 16 offensive rebounds and shot just 2-6 from the free throw line in their season-ending loss to Michigan State.
Brevin Pritzl broke a tie with a foul-line jumper with 28 seconds left and Khalil Iverson secured the win with a steal in the waning seconds, leading Wisconsin past Maryland 59-54 on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.
Brevin Pritzl scored 20 points, including two 3s in overtime, and Ethan Happ led a defensive resurgence in the extra period to help Wisconsin beat Minnesota 73-63 in overtime on Monday night.