Wisconsin 69, Northwestern 41

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois
Officials - Mike Eades, Steve McJunkins, Gene Steratore
Attendance - 7011

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Wisconsin 28 41 69
Northwestern 12 29 41

Recap

No. 17 Wisconsin 69, Northwestern 41: Jared Berggren and Ben Brust each scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Badgers handed the host Wildcats their fourth straight loss.  

Sam Dekker chipped in 10 points for Wisconsin (19-8, 10-4 Big Ten), which also received eight points each from Frank Kaminsky and Traevon Jackson.

Reggie Hearn led Northwestern (13-14, 4-10) with 13 points. Tre Demps and sophomore guard Dave Sobolewski combined for 16 points.

Facing the conference's top defense, the Wildcats trailed 18-11 with six minutes to go in the first half and would score just one more point for their lowest scoring half of the season. Northwestern attempted only five free throws all game, making three.

The Badgers dominated on the glass, 43-19. The Wildcats made eight 3-pointers, the most a Big Ten opponent has hit against Wisconsin this season.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Wisconsin's previous largest margin of victory in a true road game this season was six. … The Wildcats entered halftime having made just four field goals. … In its past two first halves, Northwestern has tallied a combined 27 points.

Wisconsin Badgers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jared Berggren 25:00 5-9 0-1 2-2 3 5 8 2 3 3 0 0 12
Mike Bruesewitz 33:00 2-6 0-2 2-4 3 2 5 4 3 0 2 0 6
Ben Brust 32:00 4-9 3-7 1-1 0 8 8 2 0 0 1 1 12
Traevon Jackson 26:00 2-3 0-1 4-6 3 4 7 5 1 0 1 1 8
Ryan Evans 26:00 1-6 0-0 2-5 2 2 4 1 1 0 2 0 4
George Marshall 19:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Frank Kaminsky 13:00 2-5 1-3 3-4 0 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 8
Sam Dekker 18:00 4-5 0-1 2-2 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 10
Zach Bohannon 2:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dan Fahey 1:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
J.D. Wise 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Evan Anderson 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zak Showalter 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jordan Smith 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-50 5-17 18-26 14 29 43 16 10 5 8 3 69
  46.0% 29.4% 69.2% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 8

Northwestern Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Reggie Hearn 38:00 4-14 2-5 3-4 0 3 3 2 3 2 2 1 13
Dave Sobolewski 35:00 4-9 0-1 0-0 0 5 5 5 4 1 2 0 8
Tre Demps 21:00 3-7 2-3 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 0 2 0 8
Kale Abrahamson 19:00 0-5 0-4 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Mike Turner 18:00 1-2 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 3
Alex Marcotullio 26:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 3
Alex Olah 21:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 1 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 0
James Montgomery III 12:00 1-3 1-2 0-1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 3
Nikola Cerina 8:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Omar Jimenez 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 15-51 8-24 3-5 4 15 19 11 18 5 7 1 41
  29.4% 33.3% 60.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 7