Player of game

Traevon Jackson: The UW sophomore point guard scored a team-high 16 points and helped make life difficult for Michigan star Trey Burke on the other end of the court.

By the numbers

4 — Longest stretch of possessions without a point in the second half for the Badgers. UW had empty-possession streaks of eight, eight and six in the first half.

6 — Victories over teams ranked in the top 15 this season for UW. The previous school record was four (1999-2000, 2009-10).

27 — Shots missed by Burke in two losses to the Badgers this season. He was 16-for-43 (37.2 percent) in those games.

Free throws

UW averaged 0.5 points per possession in the first half and 1.55 in the second half. … Robert Bruesewitz, the older brother of UW senior forward Mike Bruesewitz, attended Friday's game. Mike Bruesewitz said his brother works for the Department of Defense and has been overseas for several months. "It was awesome. I got to hug him (Thursday night), first time since October," Bruesewitz said. "I'm happy he's here and I'm happy we get to hang out with him another night."

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