Game Recap: Uplifting Night

Gasser & Koenig defend the post (USA Today Sports

Two of UW's struggling shooters - Sam Dekker and Traevon Jackson - bounced back in a big way for Wisconsin. Dekker had 16 points on 4-for-7 shooting from 3-point range while Jackson scored 14, added seven rebounds, three assists and one turnover to help Wisconsin earn a 75-63 victory over Illinois at the State Farm Center.

Wisconsin 75, Illinois 63

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NOTES: Wisconsin earns seventh-straight win over Illinois, longest streak in program history ... Badgers earn three-game win streak against Illinois in Champaign, the longest streak since 1906-08 ... Ben Brust and Sam Dekker led Wisconsin with a team-high 16 points apiece. Join the Badger conversation on Facebook! Go to our Facebook page and "like" us!

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