The #11 Wisconsin Badgers are looking to bounce back on Wednesday night on the road against the Michigan Wolverines. Wisconsin is currently on a two-game losing streak and they are looking to get back on track. This game will tip off at 6 p.m. CT. The Badgers currently have a 16-6 overall record this season and an 8-3 record in BIG10 Conference play.
Wisconsin is tied for second in the conference with the #10 Illinois Fighting Illini (17-5, 8-3). The Badgers lost their last game on Sunday against the #2 Purdue Boilermakers by a final score of 75-69.
In the last game for the Badgers, Tyler Wahl led the way with 20 points, and seven rebounds, and also recorded five assists. Against Michigan, players like A.J. Storr and Max Klesmit are going to have to play better if they are going to want to end this two-game losing streak.
This is a game that the Badgers need to win in order to get back into the two-seed conversation for the NCAA Tournament. As of right now, they would be a three or a four-seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Players To Watch For on the Michigan Wolverines Against the Wisconsin Badgers
Michigan is on a down year with a 7-15 record overall and a 2-9 record in the BIG10 Conference. The Wolverines are in last place in the conference. Juwan Howard is still the head coach of this basketball team.
The Michigan Wolverines lost their last game at home on Saturday against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights by a final score of 69-59. Even on bad teams, there are players to look out for. Michigan had three players score in double figures on Saturday against Rutgers.
Tarris Reed Jr. led the way for the Michigan Wolverines with a double-double by scoring 12 points, grabbing 15 rebounds, and also recording one assist. Olivier Nkamhoua scored 14 points and Dug McDaniel also added 10 points for the Wolverines.
This should be a get-right game for the Wisconsin Badgers. This is a game that Wisconsin needs to beat Michigan by double digits. If the Badgers don’t win this game, there will be a major alarm for this team moving forward for the rest of the season.