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Suburban Chicago QB Commits To Wisconsin

(Madison, WI)  —  A high school quarterback from suburban Chicago has given his verbal commitment to play his college football at Wisconsin. Junior Ben Bryant of Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois tweeted Wednesday that he’ll join the Badgers in 2018, when current starter Alex Hornibrook would be a junior. Reports say Bryant’s only More >

Giannis Gets Another Triple Double As Bucks Beat Portland

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Giannis Antetokounmpo gets his second triple double of the season as the Milwaukee Bucks beat Portland at home, 115-107. Antetokounmpo had 15 points, 12 rebounds, and eleven assists, and Jabari Parker scored 27 as the Bucks won their fifth game in their last six with an 11-9 mark. The Trail Blazers made More >

Men’s College Hoops: Badger Men Crush Idaho State

(Undated)  —  The Wisconsin men’s basketball team crushes Idaho State, 78-44 on Wednesday night in Madison. The Bengals did not score until about six minutes into the game, and they went down by 19 at the break and by as many as 40 later on. The Badger defense keyed on Idaho State’s leading scorer, Ethan More >

Women’s Hoops: Late Run Gives UWM Its Sixth Straight Win

(Normal, IL)  —  The UW Milwaukee women have won their sixth straight game, 68-60 at Illinois State. It tied early in the fourth quarter when the Panthers had a 13-0 run to take control, and they forced 25 turnovers on the night including a season high 12 steals. Alexis Lindstrom scored 14 points, and Steph More >

Brewers: Counsell Expects Braun To Stay

(National Harbor, MD)  —  Milwaukee Brewers’ manager Craig Counsell expects Ryan Braun to be back next season, and he’s still penciled in at left field. Counsell says he has heard nothing at this week’s Major League Winter Meetings that might indicate he’ll be traded. The 2011 National League MVP came off back surgery last season More >

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Tuesday December 6 Area High School Sports Summaries

BOYS BASKETBALL Mauston 51 Sparta 35  Mauston improves to 2-1 overall with the win as a 9-0 run to close the first half sparked Mauston to the win. Tarren Hall led the Golden Eagles with 17 points and Joe Bauer added 13. Ithaca 66 New Lisbon 37  New Lisbon drops to 1-1 overall despite 18 More >

Marquette Men Hang On To Beat Fresno State

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Marquette men’s basketball team almost blew a 22 point first lead but hung on to beat Fresno State at home, 84-81. Golden Eagles’ coach Steve Wojciechowski says his defense let up in the second half, when Fresno State shot 63 percent and whittled its deficit down to two points in the More >

Kanter Scores 20 Straight Points For UWGB In Loss

(Mount Pleasant, MI)  —  Kerem Kanter scores all 20 points for UW Green Bay in a six minute stretch of the second half, as the Phoenix lost at Central Michigan 107-97. Kanter, a junior forward, scored a career high 23 off the bench while four other Green Bay players had double figures in their highest More >

Women’s Hoops: Green Bay Tops Marquette, Badgers Fall To 3-7

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The UW Green Bay women never trail in a 78-63 victory at Marquette. Many were expecting a tight battle, as both teams came in at 6-1 and both had votes in the national media poll, but Green Bay jumped out to a 16-3 lead and never gave it up. A third quarter More >