Jonathan Taylor’s 2018 Heisman Trophy chances; struggles continue for Wisconsin basketball

Wisconsin football and basketball are always the main topics in Bucky’s Breakfast, Land of 10’s daily Badgers notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Badgers sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Wisconsin football, recruiting, basketball and more.

Jonathan Taylor for 2018 Heisman Trophy

By coming in sixth in the Heisman Trophy voting this season, Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor became the 10th player in school history to finish among the top 10 in votes for the prestigious award. Next for the freshman will be to win, something USA Today believes he can, listing Taylor as a leading candidate to take home the trophy in 2018.

Wisconsin-Marquette aftermath

The five things we learned from the Badgers’ 82-63 loss to Marquette on Saturday, including the impact of losing guards D’Mitrik Trice and Kobe King indefinitely to injury.

Which Badgers might leave early?

Wisconsin has several players who might have a chance to forego their final season with the Badgers and enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Jesse Temple has an overview of the possibilities, which include several stars from the defensive side of the ball.

Bowl game means something to Troy Fumagalli

Though some NFL Draft prospects have bypassed their team’s bowl games to avoid a potential injury, Badgers’ tight end Troy Fumagalli won’t be one of them. The senior says he can’t imagine not having another opportunity to play with this year’s team.

Badgers start process of hiring 10th assistant

All teams will be able to have a 10th on-field assistant coach starting in early January, and the Badgers have begun the process of hiring one, according to Jason Galloway of the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Wisconsin hockey hits the break

UWBadgers.com checks in on the Wisconsin men’s hockey team as it hits the holiday break after being swept at home by Notre Dame this weekend.

Badgers hammer Savannah State

The Wisconsin women’s basketball team set a school record for fewest points allowed in an 82-24 win against Savannah State on Sunday.

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