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Wisconsin’s Kobe King averaging 10.6 points heading into matchup against Nebraska

Perhaps the expectations are too high. After all, La Crosse native Kobe King is technically still a sophomore. It’s King’s third year on the Wisconsin men’s basketball team. His freshman year was cut short, however, after a fractured patella on his left knee cost him all but the first 10 games. There has been glimpses […]

Davison’s 3 with 11 seconds left sends Wisconsin past No. 17 Maryland

In three of the past four games, the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team has played a ranked opponent. Oddly enough, the Badgers beat all three ranked teams and lost to the unranked one. The last of those wins came in dramatic fashion Tuesday night, as Brad Davidson nailed the go-ahead 3-pointer with 11 seconds […]

King gets late 3 but Badgers blow chance to win in end against Illinois

MADISON, Wis. — Kobe King may be emerging as a force for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team. Now, perhaps his team will recognize it, too. The La Crosse native was 10-for-13 from the floor Wednesday, scoring a game-high 21 points. He nailed a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left to pull the Badgers within […]

WATCH: La Crosse’s Kobe King with the dunk for the Badgers against Illinois

Badgers fans, especially in La Crosse, probably wanted to see the ball in Kobe King’s hands on the final play, down a point. The redshirt sophomore scored a game-high 21 on 10-of-13 shooting. He nailed a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left to pull Wisconsin within a point but didn’t touch the ball on the final […]

Badger PG Trice’s missed layup for win mysteriously missing from Big Ten Network, Illini highlights

Checking out the highlights from the Wisconsin-Illinois men’s basketball game Wednesday night, one play seems to have been omitted. La Crosse native Kobe King nailed a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left to pull Wisconsin within a point. Illinois missed a bonus free throw, giving the Badgers the ball right back. But, neither clip from the […]

La Crosse’s Kobe King back on track, as Badgers host Illinois?

The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team is in on a four-game winning streak. Three of them blowouts. The fourth, an upset win over No. 5 Ohio State. That was the game La Crosse native Kobe King appeared to break out of his funk. The redshirt sophomore still didn’t play a ton of minutes, but […]

WATCH: La Crosse native Kobe King with the steal and layup in upset win over No. 5 Ohio State

La Crosse native Kobe King was the second-leading scorer for University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team in a 61-57 upset win Friday over No. 5 Ohio State. The guard was 6-for-7 from the field, dropping 13 points in just 22 minutes, including this one for the Badgers (9-5, 2-1). Read the entire game story here. […]

La Crosse native King still in funk, as Badgers head to No. 5 Ohio St.

For the first time this season, the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team will play a team ranked higher than 20th in the polls. Wisconsin travels to No. 5 Ohio State (11-2) tonight for a 6 p.m. tipoff on FS1. It’s the first ranked team Wisconsin will play, since losing the season-opener 65-63 in overtime […]

Billy Turner’s positivity has been contagious for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers right guard William “Billy” Turner’s perspective on life was bleak and negative after he was cut by the Dolphins in October 2016. “When I was down in Miami, I’ll be real, I was in a dark place,” he said. But more than three years later, Turner’s outlook […]

Will La Crosse’s Kobe King bounce back, as Badgers host Rider on NYE?

All signs point to a third blowout victory for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team. After beating UW-Milwaukee by 19, then Tennessee by 20, the Badgers are set to host a New Year’s Eve game with Rider at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Kohl Center. But, before discarding the Broncos as a throw away […]

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