Author: MitchSchuess

March Madness is starting very soon. And every year, there are always a few teams that shock the world and break brackets with upsets. Arguably, it’s one of the best parts about the tournament. Until your bracket is the one that gets busted. But when you predict the upset no one saw coming, there is almost no better feeling. And this year, the Wisconsin Sports Heroics Badgers team has you covered with your bracket picks! Check out our picks for this year’s Cinderella teams! Mara Allen – UC Santa Barbara Mara’s Cinderella pick for this year is UC Santa Barbara!…

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Free agency is officially upon us! The legal tampering period began today, and there have already been some big moves! And the Green Bay Packers seem like they will be looking to make some moves of their own. The Packers fell short in the NFC Championship last year, and they will be looking to use free agency to get over the hump. And while the Packers’ salary cap situation will make it difficult for them to make any big splashes, expect some moves to be made! Here are the latest rumors around Green Bay. AJ Green In a tweet from…

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After escaping a late surge from the Penn State Nittany Lions, the Wisconsin Badgers fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes… again. The Badgers fell to the Hawkeyes 62-57. After trailing by six at halftime, Iowa slowly began to chip at Wisconsin’s lead. And with eight minutes remaining, Iowa 50-48. After that, they ended up holding onto the lead until the final buzzer. Here are some key takeaways from the final game before March Madness begins. Another Loss to a Top Team Wisconsin is 0-9 Against the teams ranked higher than them in the Big 10. Three of those losses have come…

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The Wisconsin Badgers went up against the fifth ranked Illinois Fighting Illini. After a late surge by the Badgers, Illinois was able to hold on to the victory. This was the second game in a row without Ayo Dosunmu for Illinois. Dosunmu was averaging 21 points this season, but Illinois was still able to hold on the previous two games without him. This seemed like a prime opportunity for Wisconsin to steal a win against a top five team, but they couldn’t get it done. Here are some key takeaways. Terrible, Terrible Shooting… Terrible Offensive woes continue to plague the…

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This Valentine’s day, Badger fans didn’t want a heart shaped box with chocolates. What they really wanted was a win against the Wolverines. But fans were stood up and heartbroken as Wisconsin’s chances began slipping away. After an ugly win against Nebraska, the Wisconsin Badgers fell to the third ranked Michigan Wolverines. After a fantastic first half, the Badgers fumbled away their lead in the second. The Wolverines came out with an eight point lead. Here are some key takeaways from the game! Electric First Half After battling back and forth for the majority of the first half, the teams…

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Joe Barry will be the new defensive coordinator for the Green Bay Packers. In a shocking release, on the heels of being informed that Jim Leonhard was offered and declined the job, Joe Barry was announced as the Packers new defensive coordinator. This news came from a tweet from Tom Silverstein. Barry was the passing game coordinator for the Los Angeles Chargers, for about two weeks. But last season, he was the line-backer and assistant head coach for the Los Angeles Rams. He also had a short stint as a defensive coordinator in Detroit, for the Lions, and in Washington.…

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Jim Leonhard will not be the new defensive coordinator for the Green Bay Packers. In a tweet by Tom Oates, it was revealed that Leonhard was offered and has declined the job to fill the Packers open defensive coordinator position. The Wisconsin Badgers defensive coordinator was considered the favorite to take the job in Green Bay. After two rounds of interviews, Jim Leonard was offered the job by head coach Matt LaFleur. But Leonhard has decided to stay with the Badgers and declined the offer. In another tweet by Oates, Leonard said he declined because his heart was in…

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After an embarrassing loss to the Penn State Nittany Lions, the Wisconsin Badgers were looking for revenge on Tuesday night. And they got it. The Badgers finished hot against the Nittany Lions, winning 72-56. Off the bench, Jonathan Davis led the team in points with 17. Brad Davison and Micah Potter were not far behind. Davison finished with 13 and Potter finished with 12, after only 21 minutes. And, even with D’Mitrik Trice being on fire this season, Penn State seems to have his number. Trice finished with another low outing of zero points. The Badgers improve to 14-5 and…

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On Thursday, the Wisconsin Badgers took on the Indiana Hoosiers. And after two overtimes, the Badgers narrowly escaped the feisty Hoosiers from Indiana. This win marks Wisconsin’s 18th straight win against Indiana at home. While this was one of the uglier wins against the Hoosiers, the Badgers still got the job done. After being tied after regulation and the first overtime, Wisconsin turns it on in the second overtime to outscore Indiana 11-4 and win 80-73. This game was a close one, but how did it shake out? Here’s the breakdown! First Half Wisconsin came out strong in the first…

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The Wisconsin Badgers must have been on the nice list this year! On the day of Christmas, the Badgers found another win against an AP top 25 team under their tree. After an extreme blowout against Louisville and clean win over Nebraska, Wisconsin proved that they are a force to be reckoned with. Now, they had to go against a Michigan State team who just lost the previous week to the Northwestern Wildcats. Tom Izzo’s teams do not lose twice often, so it was going to be a brutal match up. If you haven’t read the preview yet, check it…

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