Game Recap: The Big Red Machine

Senior forward Jared Berggren and junior guard Ben Brust each scored 18 points, as No.22 Wisconsin bounced back from its first loss of the season to blast Cornell, 73-40, in the opening round of the Las Vegas Invitational at the Kohl Center Sunday.

No.22 Wisconsin 73, Cornell 40

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Jared Berggren, Mike Bruesewitz, Ben Brust, Sam Dekker -

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Notes: The Badgers improved to 111-28 (.799) in non-conference games under Ryan, including an 84-6 (.933) mark at the Kohl Center ... After Cornell scored the game's first basket, the Badgers held the Big Red scoreless over the next 7:28 while going on a 14-0 run. Cornell missed 10 consecutive shots during the Badgers' surge ... Junior guard Ben Brust finished with his second double-double in three games, tying for the game high with 18 points and pulling down a career-high 12 rebounds. Brust is averaging 8.3 rebounds per game this season ... Senior Jared Berggren scored a season-high 18 points to tie for the game high and added 7 rebounds and 4 blocks. The performance is Berggren's third double-digit scoring game of the season at the 23rd of his career ... Senior Ryan Evans finished with the third double-double of his career, scoring 12 points, adding 10 rebounds and tying his career high with 3 blocks. Evans has scored in double-figures 33 times in his career.

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