Wisconsin 74, Illinois 51
Box score and play-by-play (pdf)
Recap courtesy of The Badger Herald: Badgers bruise No. 12 Illini in 74-51 blowout win
Game Day Grades
Notes: Wisconsin earns its first 3-0 start in Big Ten play since the 2008-09 season, marking the fifth time UW has accomplished the feat in the Bo Ryan era ... The Badgers began the game on a 14-0 run, holding Illinois scoreless for periods of 6:47 and 4:57 during the first half ... UW has now won 11 of the last 15 meetings vs. Illinois, including four straight ... Senior Jared Berggren recorded his first career double-double, tallying 15 points and 12 rebounds, while adding a pair of blocks ... Sophomore Traveon Jackson scored a career-high 14 points on 5-of-8 (.625) shooting from the field, including a 2-for-2 (1.000) effort from beyond the arc ... Freshman Sam Dekker added 13 points, while senior Ryan Evans tallied 10 points to round out the double-figure scoring for the Badgers.
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