University of Wisconsin men's basketball coach Greg Gard gives a post-game talk to his players after the Badgers beat Maryland at the Big Ten tournament.
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Junior center Ethan Happ scored 14 points to lead four players in double figures as the Badgers booked a trip to the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals with a 59-54 victory over Maryland on Thursday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
Since a home loss to No. 2 Michigan State to end the regular season on Sunday, the members of the UW men’s basketball team have made it clear that they wanted another shot at the Spartans.
Ninth-seeded UW’s 59-54 victory over eighth-seeded Maryland at Madison Square Garden advanced it to a quarterfinal game Friday against top-seeded Michigan State and clearly demonstrated the growth the Badgers have made since losing a month ago.
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