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After squandering an eight-point halftime lead to No.13 Wofford, No.4 Wisconsin did what it usually does best, rely on its persistence defense and feed the ball to Jon Leuer. Leuer scored 20 points, including a jumper and two free throws in the final 17 seconds, to help the Badgers survive and advance with a 53-49 victory over Wofford Friday.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Wisconsin Badgers took the Terriers best shot, but survived as they downed Wofford, 53-49. Jon Leuer came up clutch in the second half, and the junior forward led the Badgers with 20 points, including the final four points of the game in the final 17 seconds. Despite sloppy play on offense, the Badgers turned up the defensive intensity in the first half. Wisconsin (24-... Recommended Stories

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