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Wisconsin Dells Chiefs Girls Basketball Coach Bob Buss

Coach Bob Buss Talks Wisconsin Dells girls basketball with Troy Matz

Badger Mens Basketball Faces UAB Tonight In The Bahamas

Number-two Wisconsin will play Alabama-Birmingham this evening, in their first game at the Battle-4-Atlantis men’s basketball tournament.  The tip-off is at six o’clock at Paradise Island in the Bahamas.  The Badgers are 4-and-0 for the eighth time in coach Bo Ryan’s 14 seasons in Madison.  They’re coming off a 78-54 home rout of Boise State More >

Melvin Gordon In The Running For Two Prominent Awards

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon was named yesterday as a finalist for both the Maxwell and Doak Walker awards.  The junior running back from Kenosha is one of three players still in the running for each honor.  The Maxwell Award goes to college football’s best player.  Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Mississippi State Q-B Dak More >

Tuesday November 25 Area High School Sports Summaries

Boys Basketball Mauston scores 72 points in an opening night win in boys basketball over New Glarus 72-61 in a game heard on SMASH Country 92-9 FM! The Golden Eagles trailed 34-29 at the half but scored 43 second half points to pull away down the stretch with a 19 for 25 free throw shooting More >

Knight helps Bucks beat Pistons 98-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Brandon Knight had 20 points and eight assists to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 98-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. O.J. Mayo, making his first start of the season, added 17 points as Milwaukee (8-7) avoided its first three-game slide of the season. Rookie Jabari Parker contributed 14 points More >

Sykes, Green Bay hold off Evansville 64-62

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) – Keifer Sykes scored 20 points and Green Bay survived two missed shots by Evansville in the closing seconds to escape with a 64-62 win Tuesday at the Gulf Coast Showcase. Adam Wing’s layup put Evansville (3-1) ahead 55-54 with 5:26 to play but Sykes answered with a three-point play and followed with More >

NBA commissioner meets with Bucks investors

MILWAUKEE (AP) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is in Milwaukee to meet with Milwaukee Bucks investors and talk with young professionals involved in start-up companies. Silver is expected to get an update from Bucks’ owners on locating a new multipurpose arena. The NBA has set a deadline of late 2017 for the Bucks to be in More >

Wisconsin, UNC, Florida, UCLA lead Atlantis field

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – By Saturday night, some of the top teams in college basketball will know a lot more about themselves. A quick trip to the Bahamas might set them up for big things this season as well. The Battle 4 Atlantis starts on Wednesday, with an eight-team field featuring four Top 25 teams. No. More >

Confidence a clear sign of progress at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The signs of progress at Minnesota are plentiful. The 22nd-ranked Gophers have cracked the Associated Press poll for the first time in more than six years. They’ve posted consecutive eight-win seasons for the first time since 2002 and 2003. They’ve got a chance to go to the Big Ten championship game. The way the More >

Maryland, Rutgers appear to be good fit in Big Ten

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) – On the field and at the ticket window, Maryland and Rutgers have enjoyed a successful inaugural season in the Big Ten. Maryland has already attracted two sellout crowds, and attendance is up 19 percent from last year heading into Saturday’s home finale against Rutgers. The Terrapins and Scarlet Knights both have winning More >