Steven M. Sipple: Violent and beaten, NOW must match ‘oomph’ that Iowa puts in rivalry | Column

The previous week, Ohio State, currently in second place in the College Playoff Playoffs, escaped from Lincoln with a 26-17 victory. The Buckeyes’ points were 21 less than their season average. So it’s hard to imagine that Iowa, in the battle for first place in the Big Ten West Division, has a view of Nebraska. … Read more

3 things that stood out from the Wisconsin men’s basketball victory over Saint Mary’s for Maui Invitational title | Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball

“The strength and resilience that this group has developed and grown and the chemistry they have shown, the unity – could not be more proud of them,” said Gard. “I think we see this group grow up right in front of our eyes and that’s the smart part of coaching, just taking a group of … Read more

How Johnny Davis and Tyler Wahl rose to lead Wisconsin to their first Maui Invitational title | Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball

Wahl also played a central role in the semifinals against Houston, where he went head-to-head with Houston senior forward Reggie Chaney at both ends. At least six of Wahl’s nine points came from attacking the post and getting to the edge. He was also aggressive in fights for loose balls and rebounds, finishing with a … Read more

3 things that stood out from Wisconsin’s men’s basketball team victory over Texas A&M | Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball

“I would probably say some of the 3s we hit late in the first half were what set us up,” Davis said. “I think we really calmed down and stopped playing their speed and played more our speed, and that’s why we ended up winning.” Sophomore of the University of Wisconsin, Johnny Davis, speaks to … Read more

‘I feel terrible for him’: Remember QB Adrian Martinez out vs. Iowa, surgery likely after right shoulder injury | Football

On Saturday, he totaled 374 offensive yards and became the school leader in that division at 10,792. “He’s a warrior. It’s come out about how he’s fought his way through things all season,” said junior tight-end Austin Allen. “He’s a warrior. Can’t say enough good things about him. He’s the leader of this team and … Read more

Quick reaction: Martinez (shoulder) will not play against Iowa; Frost touches on QB’s future | Football

“Definitely hope it’s not his last, but if it is, he should be (there),” Frost said. Martinez has struggled with injuries his entire career in Nebraska, but he has not missed a game this year despite dealing with a jaw injury that hampered him midway through the season. The Smothers have appeared in five games … Read more

Gordo: Ugly loss raises questions about state of Missouri basketball Subscriber only

Missouri athletics director Desiree Reed-Francois knows Martin well. She appreciates his integrity and acknowledges the respect he demands from peers. She also knows that his contract practically guarantees him a sixth season, so expect her to stay patient. But Missouri’s confusing fade in 2020-21 and its hasty Big Dance exit kept Martin from building more … Read more

Kansas City Roos Roast Mizzou On Tigers’ Home Floor | Mizzou Sports News

This should be the easy part of a non-conference program that gets more grueling in the coming weeks with matches against Wichita State, Liberty, Kansas, Illinois, Utah and possibly Florida State next week in the Jacksonville Classic. Instead, the Tigers must recover from an unexpected setback with another mid-sized conference team on Thursday, a visit … Read more

Jim Polzin: As a 17-year-old, Braelon Allen is humble, mature and ‘just drives a man’ for the Badger | College football

“I did not know he was 17 until probably a month or two ago when everyone started talking about it,” Schipper said. “I say, ‘Dude, you’re 17?’ It’s incredible how mature he is. ” Allen is so mature Chryst did not even feel the need to pull him aside to see where his head was … Read more

Instant analysis: Badger first-year student Chucky Hepburn shakes off trembling to help Wisconsin pass St. Louis. Francis | Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball

University of Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Greg Gard speaks to the media about first-year point guard Chucky Hepburn after the Badgers defeated St. Francis College Brooklyn 81-58 Tuesday night at the Kohl Center in Madison. The University of Wisconsin’s men’s basketball team opened the season with an 81-58 victory over St. Louis. Francis College Brooklyn … Read more