Nuts and Bolts:
Coach: Bo Ryan (12th season)
Team Name: Badgers
Location: Madison, WI
Notable alumni: Frank Lloyd Wright (architect), William S. Harley (founder of Harley-Davidson), Bud Selig (MLB commissioner)
Arena: Kohl Center
Last NCAA Tournament Appearance: 2012
Record: 12-4 (3-0 in Big Ten)
Leading scorer: Jared Berggren, 13.4 ppg
· IU has lost 10 straight vs. Wisconsin, and 4 straight at Assembly Hall.
· IU and Wisconsin are the last 2 undefeated teams remaining in B1G play; however, UW’s wins have come against the 9th-, 11th-, and 12th-best teams in the conference
· Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker is the B1G Freshman of the Week, while IU’s Cody Zeller is the co-B1G Player of the Week.
· Mike Tirico, the Region’s Dan Dakich, and Sam Ponder will call the game for ESPN.
· Bo Ryan is not related to Rex, Rob, or George.
· Wisconsin allows the fewest PPG in B1G play, but IU allows the lowest FG%
· Wisconsin is the worst FT shooting team in B1G play, shooting 48%
· IU averages 87.1 ppg—the highest scoring team in the nation.
· IU hasn’t lost at home since falling to Minnesota last January 12.
· Christian Watford is the active career scoring leader in the Big Ten and needs 7 points to be the 15th Hoosier to score 1,500 points.
· Indiana’s next game is at Northwestern, Sunday afternoon, at 1:00 on BTN (IU will wear white, NU will wear black).
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