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Above the Rim with Brett Valentyn

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With back-to-back wins over top 15 teams, including Tuesday's big surprise at No.2 Indiana, many have been surprised by Wisconsin's 4-0 start in the Big Ten, including former walk-on Brett Valentyn. In his exclusive column for Badger Nation, Valentyn tries to make sense of how the Badgers got to this point.

What the heck has gotten into that Badgers basketball team? The answer to this question should be a simple one. Bo Ryan and the Badgers are simply doing what they do every year – overachieve and contend for Big Ten titles. The bewildering part of this is how timid and underwhelming this same team looked just weeks prior. This team has been rejuvenated from their previous funk to the top of the... Recommended Stories