It was never pretty for Wisconsin during the opening round of the Old Spice Classic, but when all was said and done the Badgers outlasted Manhattan and will advance. Next up: Boston College.
Before today's tip-off, BadgerBlitz.com analyzes the potential matchups between Wisconsin and Boston College to provide a closer look at the second round NCAA tournament game.
-With Thursday's win, UW improved its record to 36-11 all-time under Bo Ryan in the month of November.
-Boston College head coach Steve Donahue's Cornell squad eliminated UW from the NCAA tournament a year ago.
-With his 16-point, 13-rebound effort against the Jaspers, Leuer recorded his third double-double of the season.
Friday, November 26, at 11:00 a.m. CT
Disney HP Field House (5,000)
ESPN (Bob Picozzi and Dan Dakich)
Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas)
UW leads 3-2
Boston College beat UW 74-72 on December 27th, 1985
Wisconsin: USA Today: RV, Assoc. Press: RV
Boston College: USA Today: N/A, Assoc. Press: N/A