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February 9, 2011
Breakdown: UW at Iowa
Though Wisconsin finished logged impressive wins over Purdue and Michigan State, it wasn't the only team to find success over the past week. Iowa, UW's opponent tonight, also logged a couple of victories over Michigan State and Indiana. Tonight, one teams winning streak comes to an end.
Before tonight's tip-off, BadgerBlitz.com analyzes the potential matchups between the Badgers and Hawkeyes to provide a closer look at UW's key Big Ten matchup.
-For the second consecutive year the Wisconsin men's basketball team has started the season 17-5 overall and 7-3 in Big Ten play. While the record is the same, the Badger offense is playing better. Through 10 games, UW is averaging more than six points a game more than it did a year ago.
-Averaging nearly 40 points per game, Jordan Taylor and Jon Leuer are the top scoring tandem in the league.
-Taylor's 3.88 assist-to-turnover ratio is tops in the nation. UW's 1.78 assist-to-turnover ratio as a team also ranks No. 1 in the nation.
Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. CT
Iowa City, IA.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (14,123)
Big Ten Network (Eric Collins & Shon Morris)
Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas)
Tied at 76-76
UW won, 67-40, in Madison, on March 3, 2010
Wisconsin: USA Today: 14, Assoc. Press: 13
Iowa: USA Today: N/A, Assoc. Press: N/A