With the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team officially announcing its 2021 recruiting class Wednesday, here's a look at the newest players, with stats and highlights from their high school careers along with FaceTime calls from current UW players welcoming them to the Badgers family.
Return to health of some Missouri Valley Conference stars could mean the difference in getting multiple NCAA Tournament bids for second straight year.
Wisconsin basketball players, including senior Brad Davison, aired their grievances during a secretly recorded meeting Feb. 19 in the Kohl Center media room that, according to some accounts, lasted about two hours.
In a secret recording of a meeting between University of Wisconsin men's basketball seniors and the coaching staff on Feb. 19, 2021, Aleem Ford lists grievances with the program and coach Greg Gard.
University of Wisconsin men's basketball players D'Mitrik Trice and Trevor Anderson discuss a disconnect between players and coaches and the coaches' treatment of players in a leaked recording of a meeting between seven Badgers seniors and the coaching staff on Feb. 19, 2021.
“I coached for a lot of years and the idea that someone would record and edit a conversation between student-athletes and their coaches is extremely disappointing,” Alvarez said in a statement.
The seven seniors on last season’s Badgers team had pointed criticism for coach Greg Gard during a disappointing season. “We’re not here to build your resume,” one of them told Gard. Another said Wisconsin “doesn’t feel like home.”
The Supreme Court's unanimous decision Monday that the NCAA can't limit education-related compensation might not have colleges immediately rushing to put computers and paid internships in players' hands.
Here are the University of Wisconsin head coaches in order of longevity in their current position.
Choosing only five stories from a career that dates to 1997 wasn’t easy. I’ve been blessed to interview a lot of interesting people and cover a lot of outstanding teams and games during that stretch.
The Wisconsin native has been covering sports in the state for over two decades and spent the past 10 seasons on the UW men's basketball beat.
After the University of Wisconsin announced Chris McIntosh as Barry Alvarez's successor as athletic director, we asked Badgers fans what they thought of the move.
McIntosh said he’s “humbled and excited” to be taking over for Barry Alvarez, who’s retiring June 30.
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“Certainly my style is different from Barry’s,” McIntosh said in the biggest understatement of the day. “Barry has his own unique style. It’s been well-documented. Swagger is a term that he has trademarked. I have my own style, and I’m comfortable with how I am.”
With the University of Wisconsin officially promoting Chris McIntosh to succeed Barry Alvarez on Wednesday, take a look back at the university's previous 10 athletic directors:
Wisconsin State Journal sports reporters Jim Polzin and Todd Milewski reflect after an event to name Chris McIntosh the next University of Wisconsin athletic director on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Kohl Center.
Chambliss, who played for the Badgers during the 2004-05 season, returns to UW after spending the past five seasons as an assistant at Wright State.
Former UW men's basketball and men's tennis coach John Powless died at his home Thursday after a long illness.
This has been a busier spring than usual for Missouri Valley Conference basketball programs with the transfer portal exploding and "super seniors" deciding to stay another year.
Chris Payton, a former Bloomington High School basketball standout, announced he will be playing for Pittsburgh in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Illinois All-American Kofi Cockburn announced on his social media accounts Sunday that he has declared for the NBA Draft.
Illini senior Trent Frazier announced with a video on his social media accounts Saturday that he will return for the 2021-22 season, taking advantage of the additional year of competition opportunity.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt guard Scotty Pippen Jr. has declared for the NBA draft without signing with an agent to keep his options open.
Replacing Barry Alvarez as the University of Wisconsin’s athletic director will be both a tremendous opportunity and challenge.
Barry Alvarez, 74, will finish his term leading the UW athletic program this summer after a 17-year stretch in the seat during which the department's budget nearly doubled.