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Wisconsin will be without eight players for its game with Maryland on Saturday, including running back Chris James and wide receiver Jazz Peavy. Here’s a full look at the injury issues facing the Badgers.
What does Wisconsin do now that 4-star shooting guard Tyler Herro de-committed? Jesse Temple tackles that question and looks at in-state football prospect Derik LeCaptain, who has started to see more attention of late.
Big Ten Media Day
Coach Greg Gard took to the podium in New York on Thursday for Big Ten Media Day. Here’s everything the coach had to say as he preps for his second full season leading the program.
Meanwhile, junior Ethan Happ was one of three players to be unanimous picks on the preseason All-Big Ten team.
Paul Chryst on Dodd Trophy watch list
Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst is 27-6 during his tenure and has the Badgers at 6-0 this year for the first time since 2011. For his efforts to this point of the season, Chryst was named to the Dodd Trophy midseason watch list. The award goes to the best coach in the country.
Wisconsin to start the season unranked
For the first time in eight years, the Wisconsin basketball team will not start the year among the top 25 teams in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Released Thursday, the poll includes four Big Ten teams, but the Badgers are not among them.
Being bowl eligible still important
The news the Badgers were bowl eligible for a 16th straight season — as a result of their win against Purdue last week — came and went with little fanfare, but as Temple explains, fans should remember that hitting that threshold still means something.
Dontye Carriere-Williams gaining confidence
As he hits the midpoint of his redshirt freshman season, Wisconsin cornerback Dontye Carriere-Williams is feeling more comfortable in his role as the Badgers’ nickel back, writes Jason Galloway at Madison.com.
The party around Camp Randall Stadium
As part of its continuing look at the history of Camp Randall Stadium, the Wisconsin State Journal tells the story of how the area around the stadium turns into a “raucous, family-friendly” party on game days.
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