Badgers Breakdown: No.12 Wisconsin vs. Rutgers

Badgers Breakdown: No.12 Wisconsin vs. Rutgers

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Badgers Breakdown: No.12 Wisconsin vs. Rutgers

SERIES NOTES

In a series that dates back to 1949, Wisconsin is 3-2 against Rutgers since the Scarlet Knights joined the Big Ten in 2014. The Badgers are 3-0 against Rutgers in Madison and head coach Greg Gard is 3-1 against the Scarlet Knights.

Rutgers’ win over No. 4 Wisconsin at home on Jan. 11, 2015 was its last win over a top-ten foe and highest ranked victory in program history.

Tonight will be the only regular-season meeting between Wisconsin and Rutgers.

In the two meetings in Madison since RU joined the Big Ten, Wisconsin has held the Scarlet Knights to just 54.5 ppg and have won by an average of 21.0 ppg.

Nine current Badgers have seen ac􏰀on against Rutgers, led by Ethan Happwho is averaging 17.0 ppg and 9.3 rpg in four meetings. Happ has scored in double figures in all 4 games, including a career-high 32 points in a 2017 overtime win at Madison Square Garden.

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