Powerhouse Wisconsin is up by three games with four games left in the regular season. Second-place teams Maryland, Michigan State and Purdue need an unlikely collapse in Madison.
Eight years after establishing the program, the UW-Rock County women's basketball team has its first Wisconsin Collegiate Conference championship. The Rattlers beat UW-Marathon County 49-43.
After 16 WIAC games, UW-Whitewater gained the No. 1 seed in the upcoming men's league tournament via a coin flip. The Warhawks earned their share of the title with an 86-77 victory at UW-Stout.
Bronson Koenig, whose 10 starts at point guard have coincided with the Wisconsin Badgers' 10-game winning streak, scored a career-high 17 points, and player of the year candidate Frank Kaminsky scored 21 in a 63-53 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
The Warhawks won their fourth straight Saturday afternoon with a 69-66 WIAC win over UW-Stout. Abbie Reeves and Brooke Trewyn combined for 29 points as Whitewater (13-12, 8-8) finished sixth in the conference and earned a conference tournament bid.
The Rattlers men's and women's basketball teams will play for conference-tournament championships Sunday.
Wisconsin hosts Minnesota in a Big Ten men's basketball game at the Kohl Center.
Before it's final regular season game at Kachel Gym Wednesday night, UW-Whitewater's men's basketball team's senior class was honored at half court.
Fittingly, the talents of perhaps the most successful senior...
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