A slow start may have scared Badger fans, but Bo Ryan and his team turned up the intensity, comfortably winning 75-35.
A slow start was put far, far into the rearview mirror once Wisconsin mounted a 65-18 run over the game's final 30 minutes.
A closely contested first half between American and Wisconsin turned into a rollicking blowout as the Badgers advance on the back of a 75-35 win over the Eagles.
While all of our brackets are still perfect and we're not actually working, let's chat along as we watch some hoops.
The Badgers open up Tournament play Thursday at 11:40 AM CST in Milwaukee against American. Can Wisconsin channel their inner Soviet Union and beat American?
For Thursday only, living the American Dream is a bad thing. A Patriot League expert weighs in on what makes UW's first-round opponent, the American Eagles, potentially troublesome.
What do you need to know about Wisconsin? Let the fine folks from Bucky's 5th Quarter answer you all some questions about how the Badgers will deal with the Patriot League Champion American Eagles.
The American Eagles knocked off top-seeded Boston University to win the Patriot League championship and earn a place in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Holy Cross looked to be in control against American, even on the road. But then someone lowered the lid on the basket for the visiting team.
Kyle Wilson poured in the last nine points for Army to knock off Bucknell and set up a date in the semifinals with BU.