Wisconsin signee cuts hair for charity; Badgers show their dancing skills

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.

Cutting hair for a purpose

When Mason Platter signed with the Badgers in December, the 3-star linebacker did so with hair flowing down his back. On Sunday, he revealed he had cut those locks off for a good cause.

Football players can dance

At a break in the action during the Wisconsin-Michigan basketball game Sunday, more than a dozen football players joined the dance team for a performance at the Kohl Center. There was plenty to be impressed with, but nothing more so than 346-pound nose tackle Olive Sagapolu doing the splits.

Badgers fall to Michigan

Michigan used a 15-2 run to start the game and mostly cruised to an 83-72 win at Wisconsin on Sunday. The Badgers cut a 25-point deficit down to 7, but could get no closer.

Busy weekend for basketball recruiting

It was a big recruiting weekend for the Wisconsin basketball team. Two members of its 2018 class, along with several more prospects in future classes, were in attendance for the Michigan game.

Teenager helping the Badgers

Jesse Temple caught up with the 16-year-old that is using his graphic design skills to help Wisconsin football.

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Prospects that got away

A look back at the 2018 recruiting cycle and the prospects that the Badgers chased but were  unable to land.

2008 Big Ten champions honored

Wisconsin celebrated the 10-year anniversary on Sunday of winning the Big Ten regular season and conference tournament titles. Nine players from that team were introduced during halftime of the Badgers game against Michigan.

Wisconsin women come up short

The Wisconsin women’s basketball team fell 3 points short in its bid to upset Nebraska on Sunday.

Badgers at the Olympics

Former Badgers star Hilary Knight had an assist for Team USA in its opening-round 3-1 win against Finland at the Olympics in South Korea. Another former Wisconsin star, goalie Ann-Renée Desbiens, had 18 saves in a shutout win for Canada. Madison.com has a recap of both performances. 

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