Over at the Start

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Wisconsin's 60 percent shooting in the second half was not enough to bail out the Badgers, as Michigan State's aggression from the opening tip set the tone for the Spartans 83-75 victory in a Big Ten tournament semifinal Saturday.

INDIANAPOLIS - Attacking the paint with dribble penetration, hitting 3-pointers and making plays in transition, drawing fouls and getting to the free throw line, the University of Wisconsin was playing like one of the top teams in the country. Problem was that basketball is two halves, and the hole the Badgers dug for itself was too big to salvage an appearance in the championship game...