Boxscore
Wisconsin 86, Nebraska Omaha 40
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Officials - Donnie Eppler, Ted Hillary, Steve McJunkins
Attendance - 16546

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Nebraska Omaha 13 27 40
Wisconsin 42 44 86

Recap


Wisconsin 86, Nebraska Omaha 40: Ben Brust and Ryan Evans registered double-doubles as the Badgers opened up the contest in the first half and cruised past the visiting Mavericks.

Brust had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Evans chipped in with 10 points and 11 boards for Wisconsin (6-3), which has won three of its last four games. Jared Berggren contributed 13 points, Frank Kaminsky added a career-high 11 and Sam Dekker had 10 for the Badgers.

The Mavericks (2-8) held an early 5-2 lead before Wisconsin scored the next 12 points to seize control. The Badgers made five 3-pointers in the opening 20 minutes - including three by Brust - and recorded 22 points in the paint to pull away for 42-13 halftime advantage. 

Justin Simmons scored 12 points to lead Nebraska Omaha, which has lost eight of its last nine games. The Mavericks went 5-for-23 from the field and had one assist in the first half.

Brust earned his fourth double-double of the season and Evans his second for Wisconsin. Brust is also 10-for-23 from 3-point range in the last three games, averaging 17.3 points.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Thirteen players scored for Wisconsin, which shot 48.6 percent from the field and turned the ball over just nine times. … Nebraska Omaha has two games left on a 10-game road trip. The Mavericks visit Iowa State on Sunday. … Wisconsin won the only other meeting with Nebraska Omaha during the 1986-87 season. The Badgers posted an 86-47 triumph.
 

Nebraska Omaha Mavericks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Justin Simmons 35:00 5-15 1-1 1-1 0 5 5 0 0 1 4 1 12
CJ Carter 22:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 2 3 0 3 0 0
Alex Welhouse 25:00 2-8 0-4 0-0 1 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 4
John Karhoff 22:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 6
Alex Phillips 17:00 0-4 0-0 3-4 1 1 2 0 3 0 4 0 3
Marcus Tyus 12:00 2-5 1-2 0-0 1 2 3 0 5 0 0 0 5
Caleb Steffensmeier 16:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Matt Hagerbaumer 21:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 1 2 0 2 0 6
Tyler Egli 13:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Simon Krych 11:00 1-2 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jacques Coleman 6:00 1-3 0-1 0-2 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 200 17-51 2-12 4-8 5 18 23 5 17 5 19 1 40
  33.3% 16.7% 50.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 19

Wisconsin Badgers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ryan Evans 27:00 5-13 0-0 0-3 2 9 11 1 1 0 1 1 10
Jared Berggren 22:00 6-9 1-2 0-0 4 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 13
Mike Bruesewitz 21:00 2-4 0-1 1-1 0 1 1 3 3 1 3 0 5
Ben Brust 28:00 5-10 4-8 1-1 4 6 10 3 1 3 1 0 15
Traevon Jackson 21:00 2-6 0-3 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 4
Sam Dekker 20:00 4-8 1-4 1-2 3 2 5 3 0 1 1 1 10
Frank Kaminsky 14:00 4-6 1-2 2-4 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 11
Zak Showalter 13:00 3-5 1-1 0-0 3 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 7
George Marshall 15:00 1-5 0-4 1-1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Zach Bohannon 6:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
J.D. Wise 2:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Evan Anderson 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Jordan Smith 3:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Fahey 4:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 34-70 8-27 10-16 18 28 46 16 11 9 9 4 86
  48.6% 29.6% 62.5% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 9