Game Recap: The Big Red Machine

Sam Dekker slams one home (Moebius/12)

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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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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