Game Recap: Hot Start for A Hot Season
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Posted Jan 8, 2014


Senior Ben Brust's 18 points led five Badgers players in double figures, as No.4 Wisconsin struck early and often to dismantle No.23 Illinois, 95-70, Wednesday night, setting a new program record for consecutive wins to start a season.

No.4 Wisconsin 95, No.23 Illinois 70

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NOTES: With the win, Wisconsin becomes just the fourth Big Ten team since 1996-97 to start the season 16-0 ... Five Badgers reached double figures for the fifth time this season, led by a team-high 19 points from senior Ben Brust ... Wisconsin has topped 70 points for the seventh-straight time this year, the longest stretch since 2005-06.

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