Soon after basketball was invented, women at the UW picked up the sport — even before the men. Intramural teams quickly grew in popularity and competed for an unusual (and bleating) trophy.
Otto Puls ’55 is the one constant for Wisconsin Athletics, having served as the Badger men’s basketball official scorekeeper for the past 55 years.
Mike Leckrone is as synonymous with the Badger spirit as Bucky. This year he’s saying his good-byes after 50 years with the UW Marching Band.
The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.
After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.
These UW coaches and players reached the highest levels in their sport.
“Inside College Basketball’s Most Political Locker Room” was the New York Times headline for a fall story that featured Badgers Nigel Hayes, Jordan Hill, and…
Farewell to a Good Friend
How to pick a better bracket.
UW men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan shares a secret with referee Gene Steratore during a game against the University of Iowa in January 2015. The…
Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers…
These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.
Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.
He’s a golf champion and an unwavering basketball fan, but Andy North has a third passion.
Frank Kaminsky's long list of firsts.
We feel your pain.
Will the farewell tour for the Badgers’ seniors lead to Indianapolis?
UW News in Brief.
Undergrads are glued to their television in Sellery Hall on the evening of April 5, as the Badger men’s basketball team plays Kentucky in the NCAA semifinal.
NCAA men’s basketball tournament semifinal, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, April 5, 2014
UW Athletic News in Brief
Basketball runs in the family for this Russian-born Badger
Longtime athletic trainer takes a holistic approach with Badger student athletes.
Joe Krabbenhoft returns to UW men’s basketball as team’s video coordinator.
This former sprinter now trains pro basketball players — and has a track record for results.
There’s a lot of muscle behind the magic that transforms the Kohl Center from a basketball arena to a hockey venue.