Kaminsky ready for anything as Badgers will play Kentucky

The Wisconsin Badgers and the Kentucky Wildcats will clash Saturday at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis at 6:47.   The last time these two squads met was last year in the Final Four, but Kentucky came out on top.  Kentucky fears Wisconsin’s huge seven-foot center, Frank Kaminsky, who scored 29 points against Arizona.   In last seasons Elite Eight, Kaminsky scored 28 points and 11 rebounds.   Well, Kentucky came up with a plan for Kaminsky last year: they crowded

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Trice and the Spartans advance to the Final Four

Travis Trice and the Michigan State Spartans defeated Louisville, 76-70, to advance to the Final Four for the first time since 2010.  Trice said that he wouldn’t cry if they won their elite eight game and made it to the Final Four.  About 10 seconds after the buzzer sounded Trice began to sob with joy.  ” I was actually trying to hold it in,” Trice stated. ” I tried to keep it even kneeled. I’m mad that I even cried

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Dekker, Badgers deny Arizona to make Final Four

Sam Dekker and the Wisconsin Badgers overpowered Arizona to make the Final Four for the second time in as many years.  Dekker sunk five three-pointers and scored his career high 27 points.  Frank Kaminsky scored 29 points, as the Badgers beat Arizona in the Elite Eight for the second year in a row.  Arizona’s Wildcats got within five points in the last two and a half minutes, but Dekker nailed consecutive threes to put the dagger in Arizona.   ” Sam

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Wisconsin rallies to beat the Heels in last minutes

The top-seeded Wisconsin Badgers were down by seven points late in the second half, giving all those non-believing fans something to think about.  Indeed, their motto is Make ’em Believe, and after that game college basketball fans will start believing in the Badger squad. The Badgers rallied North Carolina in a game that the Tar Heels could’ve easily taken over and won. ” We don’t need to talk to each other too much,” fifth-year senior Josh Gasser said. ” You’ve just got

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Gomez, outfield ready for another year

The Milwaukee Brewers outfield is entering another season. In centerfield, Carlos Gomez will play, entering his third season as a power-hitter.  Gomez needs to improve on his balance on his swing and not try to hit the ball three miles away on every pitch.  Gomez hit .280 and slug past .450 two years in a row, making him the fifth center-fielder in the MLB to do that.  He hit 23 homeruns last season, while batting .284 with 73 RBI’s.   Right-fielder Ryan Braun hopes

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Wisconsin pulls away from Oregon, 72-65

The Wisconsin Badgers clinched their fourth Sweet Sixteen appearance in five years.  If they can win their way throughout the beastly West Region they will prove they have the soul of a champion.  A lot of work will need to be done before they prove though.  They will play North Carolina on Thursday at 6:47.  The Tar Heels beat Arkansas 87-78 Saturday night. But,  North Carolina might be without forward Kennedy Meeks, who suffered a sprained knee. If they defeat

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Cincinnati challenges Kentucky as Villanova exits

The Kentucky Wildcats did beat Cincinnati by 13 points, but nothing came easy for these first-ranked Wildcats.  Kentucky didn’t flinch when Cincinnati came within three points.  In fact, they built a double-digit lead by physically playing better than the Bearcats.  With that victory Kentucky became the first men’s college basketball team to go 36-0 and they are chasing the accomplishment of becoming the first team to go 40-0 since the Indiana Hoosiers in 1976.   Aaron Harrison scored 13 points,

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Huge upsets occur as two 3 seeds go down

The UAB Blazers sent the Iowa State Cyclones home early with a huge upset in Louisville.  William Lee was the hero for the 14th seeded Blazers, scoring the last four points for UAB.  The Blazers, the youngest team in the tournament,  made it the third year in a row that the 14th seed beat the 3rd seed along with Georgia State beating Baylor for another big upset.  UAB celebrated in front of the fans that lost their football program in

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2015 NCAA Bracket

Wisconsin fans, get ready to put on your dancing shoes and dance the polka with the Wisconsin Badgers all March long.  As you can see, my bracket is right underneath, and I have the Badgers going all the way. In the Midwest regional , I have Maryland going out early to West Virginia.  Kentucky will beat the Mountaineers in the Sweet Sixteen.  Notre Dame and Kansas will clash in the Sweet Sixteen, but the Irish will come out on top.  In

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Wisconsin comebacks to beat State in the championship

Bronson Koenig and the Wisconsin Badgers thought their victory over Michigan State was exactly what they needed to clinch a No .1 seed in the Big Dance.  The game began to begin slipping away and then BANG!  The Badgers came into business.  Nigel Hayes had a huge game scoring 25 points, Frank Kaminsky scored 19 points, and the Badgers beat Michigan State, shutting  them out in overtime 11-0. Bronson Koenig scored 18 points as the Badgers rallied back from an

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