Sound The Siren! Wisconsin Badgers Basketball Is Officially Back On Top

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The Wisconsin Badgers basketball team balled out Monday night against Rutgers in a gritty 69-64 win.

My beloved team improved to 8-1, and I think it’s time to officially declare that the Badgers are back from the dead and disastrous season last year.

Usually, Rutgers is a joke. This year they walked into the Kohl Center with 5-2 record. That’s pretty out of the norm. Still, it didn’t matter because in the end, my guys took care of business. Preseason All-American Ethan Happ dropped 20 and D’Mitrik Trice chipped in 14. It was a beautiful sight to watch.

Are the Badgers back or are the Badgers back? We’re 8-1! Last year it looked like we might not even win 10 games. It was ugly all season long, and now we’re rolling a year later. (RELATED: The Wisconsin Badgers Basketball Team Looks Like Amazing. Can They Win It All?)

That’s what big boy basketball and Big Ten basketball is all about.


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The Badgers are currently ranked 12th, and I think that number is only going to go up as more and more games go by.

Last year might have been a huge disappoint, but we’re talking about a whole different situation now. I hate to get overly optimistic. It’s simply not in my DNA, but this team can flat out play.

March might be a hell of a lot of fun.

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