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February 16, 2014

Primer: No. 21 UW vs No. 15 Michigan





MADISON, Wis. - Game Info

When and Where: Noon Sunday at the Crisler Center.

TV: CBS

Radio: 1310 AM, 101.5 FM

WISCONSIN BADGERS (20-5, 7-5)

Coach: Bo Ryan, 311-118 in his 13th season at Wisconsin.

Probable starters (height, year, ppg.)

1 Ben Brust 6-1 Sr. 13.2

12 Traevon Jackson 6-2 Jr. 10.7

15 Sam Dekker 6-7 So. 13.4

21 Josh Gasser 6-3 Jr. 8.7

44 Frank Kaminsky 7-0 Jr. 12.5

Key reserves (height, year, ppg.)

10 Nigel Hayes 6-7 Fr. 8.1

13 Duje Dukan 6-9 Jr. 2.6

24 Bronson Koenig 6-3 Fr. 3.0

Quick hits: Wisconsin has 13 wins over the RPI top-11, trailing just Kansas (14) for the nation's lead. The Badgers are tied with the Bearcats of Cincinnati for the most wins over the current AP Top 25 (5)…Wisconsin has now won 20 games in a season for the 11th time in Bo Ryan's 13 years (eighth straight). Among Big Ten teams, only Ohio State can make the same claim, as the two are tied for the longest active streak of consecutive 20-win seasons…Ben Brust needs just nine more points to become the 38th player in Wisconsin history to score 1,000 career points. Brust has scored 14 points in each of his last three games against Michigan…Bo Ryan is 17-6 all-time against Michigan, including an 11-2 mark against John Beilein.

MICHIGAN WOLVERINES (20-3, 10-2)

Coach: John Beilein, 140-91 in his 7th season at Michigan.

Probable starters (height, year, ppg.)

1 Glenn Robinson III 6-6 So. 12.9

10 Derrick Walton, Jr. 6-1 Fr. 8.8

11 Nik Stauskas 6-6 So. 16.9

23 Caris LeVert 6-6 So. 12.5

52 Jordan Morgan 6-8 GS 4.9

Key reserves (height, year, ppg.)

2 Spike Albrecht 5-11 So. 3.4

15 Jon Horford 6-10 Jr. 5.0

21 Zak Irvin 6-6 Fr. 7.6

Quick hits: The Wolverines snapped an 11-game losing streak in Madison earlier this season with a 77-70 victory on January 18…Michigan holds a 55-21 advantage all-time at home against Wisconsin, but has won just three of the last eight meetings in Ann Arbor…Michigan is averaging 81.5 points per game while outscoring its opponents by 23.4 points per game at the Crisler Center this season…Stauska needs just 181 more points to reach 1,000 for his career. Only seven sophomores have ever reached 1,000 points in Michigan history…The Wolverines are the best free throw shooting team in the Big Ten with a 76.0 team percentage. The all-time mark for Michigan came in the 2008-09 season when it shot 75.74 percent from the line…Michigan is pacing the country with 14.5 fouls per game. Last season, the Wolverines ranked second (12.7).

Why you should worry: The Wolverines have lost just three home games over the last three seasons at Crisler Center, where they are 10-1 this season. Of those 10 wins, seven have come by more than 20 points.

Why you shouldn't worry: The Badgers have won 12 of the last 14 meetings with the Wolverines, including four of their previous five trips to the Crisler Center.


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