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January 29, 2011
Breakdown: UW vs. Penn State
Following one of the more historic performances in school history, the Wisconsin men's basketball team hopes to continue its road momentum against a feisty Penn State squad.
Before today's tip-off, BadgerBlitz.com analyzes the potential matchups between Wisconsin and Penn State to provide a closer look at UW's early season rivalry matchup.
-Wisconsin continues to play exceptional defense. For the season, UW ranks third nationally as it allows just 56 points per game.
-Both Jon Leuer and Jordan Taylor are finalists for the Lowes Senior CLASS Award and Cousy Award respectively.
-UW's is averaging 5.6 turnovers per game in league play. That's tops in the Big Ten. It's 7.8 turnovers per game average is tops in the nation.
Saturday, Jan. 29, at 3:00 p.m. CT
University Park, PA.
Bryce Jordan Center (17,190)
Big Ten Network (Tom Hart and Jim Jackson)
Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas)
UW leads 25-8
Wisconsin won, 79-71, in Madison, on Jan. 24, 2010
Wisconsin: USA Today: 17, Assoc. Press: 15
Penn State: USA Today: N/A, Assoc. Press: N/A