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Wisconsin downs slumping Buckeyes 71-49

3:11 PM, Feb 17, 2013   |    comments
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Madison, WI -- The 20th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers continued their success against top-15 teams this season with a 71-49 victory over the 13th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday.

Ben Brust had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Badgers (18-8, 9-4 Big Ten), who have now defeated five top-15 teams this season (Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Minnesota).

Jared Berggren tallied 15 points, eight boards and four blocks for Wisconsin, which had played three straight overtime games that included a loss to Minnesota on Thursday. Sam Dekker and Traevon Jackson donated 13 and 10 points, respectively.

The Badgers avenged a 58-49 loss to Ohio State on Jan. 29.

Deshaun Thomas ended with 18 points and six rebounds for the Buckeyes (18-7, 8-5), who have lost three of four. Sam Thompson added 10 points.

 

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