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January 23, 2011Though it trailed at halftime last time out, the Wisconsin men's basketball team was able to correct any miscues and rally for a win against Indiana. Now, heading into Northwestern, the Badgers hope to build off Thursday's success and use it to get their first win on the road.
Before today's tip-off, BadgerBlitz.com analyzes the potential matchups between Wisconsin and Northwestern to provide a closer look at UW's early season rivalry matchup.
-The next Wisconsin road win in the Big Ten will be its first. UW is currently 0-2 on the road in conference play with losses at Illinois and Michigan State.
-UW's defense is ranked tops in the BIg Ten and fourth nationally with its 56.6 points allowed.
-UW's is averaging six turnovers per game in league play. That's tops in the Big Ten. It's 8.1 turnovers per game average is tops in the nation.
Sunday, Jan. 23, at 11::30 a.m. CT
Welsh Ryan Arena (8,117)
Big Ten Network (Brian Anderson and Shon Morris)
Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas)
UW leads 107-61
Wisconsin won, 70-63, in Madison, on Feb. 21, 2010
Wisconsin: USA Today: 18, Assoc. Press: 17
Northwestern: USA Today: N/A, Assoc. Press: N/A