Game Recap: An Elite Performance

Frank Kaminsky had a game-high 19 pts (Siker/14)

Junior Frank Kaminsky tore apart Baylor's 1-3-1 zone with a game-high 19 points, one of three Badgers in double figures, as second-seed Wisconsin advanced to the Elite Eight with a dominating 69-52 victory over sixth-seed Baylor at the Honda Center Thursday night.

No.2 Wisconsin 69, No.6 Baylor 52

AP Recap

Box score and play-by-play (pdf)

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Bo Ryan, Ben Brust, Frank Kaminsky, Nigel Hayes

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Badgers unleash a complete clinic in a blowout over Baylor

Kaminsky's dominance busts Baylor's zone

Notes: Wisconsin advances to the Elite 8 for the third time in school history and the second time under Bo Ryan. UW's last appearance in the NCAA regional final was in 2005 when the Badgers lost to eventual national champion, North Carolina, 88-82, in Syracuse, N.Y. ... Baylor's 16 points in the first half were the Bears' fewest in a half this season. Their previous low was 21 vs. Kansas State on Feb. 15. Baylor's 52 points also tied their season low for a game (vs. Kansas on Feb. 4) ... Wisconsin has allowed just 164 points in three NCAA tournament games, an average of 54.7 points per game ... UW made 26-of-51 shots (.510) just the third time in school history the Badgers have made better than 50.0 percent of their shots in an NCAA Tournament game ... Ben Brust has made 11-of-20 (.550) 3-pointers in the NCAA tournament.

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