Game Recap: Defensive battle all Badgers

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Wisconsin pulls away late to take down Nebraska 47-41 in a defensive battle in Lincoln. Evans posts 10 points and a career-high 14 rebounds while Berggren led the offense with 13 points in a second half effort.

Wisconsin 47, Nebraska 41

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Notes: Wisconsin has now won 8 of their last 9 conference road openers. Wisconsin owned a 38-35 edge on the boards and are now 9-0 this season when outrebounding their opponent. UW notched its fourth-straight win over Nebraska, and have now won two of the last three road contests against the Huskers. Senior Ryan Evans recorded his fourth double-double of the season, tallying 10 points and a career-high 15 rebounds. Senior Jared Berggren finished with 13 points and three blocked shots. Berggren tied Kurt Portman with 102 career blocks for fourth-place in Badger history.

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