Game Recap: Good to the Last Drop

Sam Dekker (Moebius/13)

With another opportunity in crunch time, Wisconsin wasn't going to lose another chance to seal the deal. Sophomore guard Traevon Jackson hit the game winner and freshman Sam Dekker sealed the 45-44 victory over No.12 Minnesota with a rebound off a missed free throw, as the Badgers finally got some breaks to go its way.

Wisconsin 45, No.12 Minnesota 44

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Minnesota coach Tubby Smith -

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan -

Sam Dekker, Ryan Evans and Traevon Jackson -

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Traevon Jackson's clutch shots help UW stop losing streak (free)

Ryan Evans' complete performance yields dividends

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Notes: UW is now 5-2 in Big Ten play with three of those wins coming over teams ranked in the top-15 ... Wisconsin is now 28-11 under Bo Ryan at home vs. AP Top-25 teams ... The Badgers now have now held 20 consecutive opponents to 60 points or less at the Kohl Center ... Freshman Sam Dekker and senior Ryan Evans both tallied 10 points apiece for the Badgers.

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