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Kivil and Threes

Nankivil made 7-of-8 threes Thursday (Fedie/10)

With Wisconsin needing a post presence to step up with junior Jon Leuer being sidelines, junior Keaton Nankivil showed Thursday why he can be that guy. Tying a school record with seven three-pointers, Nankivil's hot shooting nearly single-handedly carried Wisconsin to a big road win before falling in the final seconds.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Despite the loss, tonight was Keaton Nankivil's night. How could you tell? The obvious answer is the career-high 25 points that kept No.16 Wisconsin neck-in-neck with No.10 Purdue until the final whistle. The better answer was the reaction of Purdue players during the post game press conference. When Robbie Hummel and Lewis Jackson stepped to the podium after Purdue's...

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