Boxscore
Wisconsin 72, Belmont 58
Thursday, March 17, 2011 7:25 PM
Location - McKale Center, Tucson, Arizona
Officials - Bryan Kersey, Jeff Anderson, Darron George
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Belmont 27 31 58
Wisconsin 34 38 72

Recap


Jon Leuer had 22 points and Jordan Taylor added 21 as fourth-seeded Wisconsin pulled away from 13th seed Belmont for a 72-58 victory in the second round of the NCAA Southeast Regional Thursday at the McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz.

Wisconsin will play Kansas State on Saturday.
 
Mike Bruesewitz, questionable all week with a knee sprain, added eight points and nine rebounds for Wisconsin (24-8), which made 12 of 22 from 3-point range and outrebounded Belmont, 29-17. Taylor had five of the 3-pointers and six assists for the Badgers, who have won nine of their last 10 opening games in the NCAA tournament.
 
Mick Hedgepeth had 17 points and Kerron Johnson 13 for Belmont (30-5), which averaged 80.4 points coming into the game and finished with its lowest total of the season.
 
Wisconsin made seven of its 14 attempts from behind the 3-point arc in the first half and finished with an 11-2 run to take a 34-27 halftime lead. Taylor led all scorers with 14 points in the first 20 minutes. Belmont was within 43-39 early in the second half before the Badgers went on a 13-1 run to take control.


 

Belmont Bruins

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ian Clark 23:00 1-8 0-3 2-2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4
Drew Hanlen 19:00 1-7 1-4 2-4 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 0 5
Mick Hedgepeth 29:00 6-8 2-3 3-4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 17
Jon House 21:00 1-3 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4
Brandon Baker 18:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 4 2 1 0 0
Kerron Johnson 24:00 4-8 0-3 5-5 0 3 3 4 4 2 0 0 13
Scott Saunders 9:00 2-6 0-0 2-5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Jordan Campbell 23:00 3-7 3-7 0-0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 0 9
Blake Jenkins 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0
Trevor Noack 13:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Adam Barnes 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
J.J. Mann 12:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-49 6-22 16-22 2 15 17 12 21 7 7 0 58
  36.7% 27.3% 72.7% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 7

Wisconsin Badgers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Josh Gasser 18:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 1
Tim Jarmusz 33:00 1-3 1-3 2-2 0 3 3 3 0 1 0 0 5
Jordan Taylor 39:00 5-13 5-9 6-8 1 1 2 6 3 0 3 0 21
Jon Leuer 35:00 7-12 1-3 7-7 0 7 7 1 2 1 2 1 22
Mike Bruesewitz 28:00 3-4 2-3 0-0 2 7 9 1 1 0 4 0 8
Jared Berggren 9:00 2-2 2-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 6
Ryan Evans 12:00 1-3 0-0 2-4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 4
Brett Valentyn 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Keaton Nankivil 23:00 1-2 1-2 2-2 1 2 3 0 4 0 0 1 5
Wquinton Smith 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-40 12-22 20-25 5 24 29 13 17 3 12 2 72
  50.0% 54.5% 80.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12
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