2007–08 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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2007–08 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #6
2007–08 record 31–5 (16–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Bo Ryan
Home arena Kohl Center
Seasons
« 2006–07 2008–09 »
2007–08 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Wisconsin 16 2   .889     31 5   .861
#20 Purdue 15 3   .833     25 9   .735
Indiana 14 4   .778     25 8   .758
#18 Michigan State 12 6   .667     27 9   .750
Ohio State 10 8   .556     24 13   .649
Minnesota 8 10   .444     20 14   .588
Penn State 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Iowa 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Illinois 5 13   .278     16 19   .457
Michigan 5 13   .278     10 22   .313
Northwestern 1 17   .056     8 22   .267
2008 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of March 23, 2008; Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2007–08 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Bo Ryan, coaching his seventh season with the Badgers. The team played its home games at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and is a member of the Big Ten Conference. The 2007-08 team finished with a final record of 31-5 which set the school record for wins in a season.

Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School
12 Jason Bohannon G 6–2 195 SO Marion, Iowa / Linn-Mar HS
14 Tanner Bronson G 5–11 160 SR Glendale, Wisconsin / Nicolet HS
32 Brian Butch F 6–11 240 SR Appleton, Wisconsin / West HS
21 Morris Cain G 6–5 185 JR Glendale, Wisconsin / Nicolet HS
22 Michael Flowers G 6–2 185 SR Madison, Wisconsin / Lafollette HS
44 J.P. Gavinski C 6–11 250 RS FR Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin / Wisconsin Dells HS
43 Kevin Gullikson F 6–7 210 JR Stillwater, Minnesota / Stillwater Sr. HS
3 Trevon Hughes G 6–1 180 SO Queens, New York / St. John's NW Academy
24 Tim Jarmusz F/G 6–6 200 FR Oshkosh, Wisconsin / West HS
45 Joe Krabbenhoft F/G 6–6 217 JR Sioux Falls, South Dakota / Roosevelt HS
1 Marcus Landry F 6–7 215 JR Milwaukee, Wisconsin / Vincent HS
30 Jon Leuer F 6–10 208 FR Orono, Minnesota / Orono HS
52 Keaton Nankivil F 6–9 245 FR Madison, Wisconsin / Memorial HS
2 Wquinton Smith G 5–11 200 FR Milwaukee, Wisconsin / Rufus King
34 Greg Stiemsma C 6–11 245 SR Randolph, Wisconsin / Randolph HS
15 Brett Valentyn G 6–4 175 RS FR Verona, Wisconsin / Verona HS

Schedule[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (Attendance)
Regular Season
11/11/2007* IPFW W 83–55  1–0  24 - Butch (1)   13 - Butch (1)   5 - Hughes (1)  Kohl Center (17,190)
11/15/2007* Savannah State
(America's Youth Classic)
W 79–32  2–0  21 - Hughes (1)   10 - Krabbenhoft (1), Butch (2)   4 - Steimsma (1), Krabbenhoft (1)  Kohl Center (17,190)
11/16/2007* vs. Florida A&M
(America's Youth Classic)
W 88–40  3–0  17 - Landry (1), Bohannon (1)   10 - Krabbenhoft (2)   5 - Flowers (1)  Kohl Center (17,190)
11/17/2007* Colorado
(America's Youth Classic)
W 78–52  4–0  18 - Hughes (2)   8 - Butch (3)   5 - Landry (1)  Kohl Center (17,190)
11/24/2007* Georgia W 68–49  5–0  18 - Hughes (3)   13 - Butch (4)   5 - Krabbenhoft (2)  Kohl Center (17,190)
11/27/2007* #20 at #7 Duke
(ESPN)
L 82–58  5–1  12 - Leuer (1), Hughes (4)   6 - Landry (1)   3 - Flowers (2), Hughes (2)  Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
12/3/2007* #23 Wofford
(ESPN2)
W 70–43  6–1  14 - Bohannon (2)   9 - Landry (2)   4 - Krabbenhoft (3), Flowers (3)  Kohl Center (17,190)
12/8/2007* #23 #15 Marquette L 81–76  6–2  17 - Butch (2)   5 - Leuer (1), Krabbenhoft (3), Landry (3), Butch (5)   4 - Landry (2), Hughes (3)  Kohl Center (17,190)
12/12/2007* at Milwaukee Panthers W 61–39  7–2  16 - Landry (2)   7 - Butch (6)   3 - Hughes (4)  US Cellular Arena (10,017)
12/15/2007* UW-Green Bay W 70–52  8–2  12 - Krabbenhoft (1)   10 - Krabbenhoft (4)   5 - Krabbenhoft (4)  Kohl Center (17,190)
12/22/2007* Valparaiso W 68–58  9–2  14 - Hughes (5)   11 - Krabbenhoft (5)   7 - Krabbenhoft (5)  Kohl Center (17,190)
12/29/2007* at #9 Texas W 67–66  10–2  21 - Butch (3)   11 - Butch (7)   3 - Butch (1), Landry (3), Bohannon (1)  Frank Erwin Center (16,438)
1/2/2008 #24 at Michigan W 70–54  11–2 (1–0)  25 - Leuer (1)   6 - Landry (4)   4 - Krabbenhoft (6)  Crisler Arena (8,855)
1/5/2008 #24 Iowa W 64–51  12–2 (2–0)  22 - Butch (4)   7 - Krabbenhoft (6), Butch (8)   2 - Landry (4), Flowers (4), Hughes (5)  Kohl Center (17,190)
1/10/2008 #21 Illinois W 70–60  13–2 (3–0)  22 - Hughes (6)   7 - Butch (9)   5 - Hughes (6)  Kohl Center (17,190)
1/15/2008 #17 at Penn State W 80–55  14–2 (4–0)  23 - Flowers (1)   12 - Butch (10)   5 - Flowers (5)  Bryce Jordan Center (8,600)
1/19/2008 #17 Northwestern W 62–50  15–2 (5–0)  21 - Landry (3)   9 - Krabbenhoft (7)   2 - Bohannon (2), Flowers (6), Hughes (7)  Kohl Center (17,190)
1/22/2008 #11 Michigan W 64–61  16–2 (6–0)  14 - Flowers (2), Landry (4)   5 - Flowers (5), Krabbenhoft (8)   3 - Flowers (7), Hughes (8)  Kohl Center (17,190)
1/26/2008 #11 at Purdue L 60–56  16–3 (6–1)  20 - Butch (5)   13 - Butch (11)   3 - Flowers (8)  Mackey Arena (14,123)
1/31/2008 #13 #11 Indiana W 62–49  17–3 (7–1)  16 - Hughes (7)   12 - Krabbenhoft (9)   5 - Krabbenhoft (7)  Kohl Center (17,190)
2/3/2008 #13 at Minnesota W 63–47  18–3 (8–1)  20 - Hughes (8)   8 - Flowers (2)   5 - Krabbenhoft (8)  Williams Arena (14,625)
2/6/2008 #8 at Iowa W 60–54  19–3 (9–1)  16 - Landry (5)   8 - Krabbenhoft (10)   2 - Krabbenhoft (9)  Carver-Hawkeye Arena (12,342)
2/9/2008 #8 Purdue L 72–67  19–4 (9–2)  14 - Bohannon (3), Flowers (3)   9 - Landry (5), Krabbenhoft (11)   3 - Flowers (9), Hughes (9)  Kohl Center (17,190)
2/13/2008 #14 at #12 Indiana W 68–66  20–4 (10–2)  18 - Bohannon (4)   10 - Krabbenhoft (12)   3 - Steimsma (2), Flowers (10)  Assembly Hall (17,320)
2/16/2008 #14 Minnesota W 65–56  21–4 (11–2)  12 - Landry (6)   8 - Butch (12)   3 - Landry (5)  Kohl Center (17,190)
2/20/2008 #10 at Illinois W 71–57  22–4 (12–2)  18 - Hughes (9)   5 - Landry (6), Krabbenhoft (13), Butch (13)   3 - Landry (6), Flowers (11)  Assembly Hall (16,618)
2/24/2008 #10 at Ohio State W 58–53  23–4 (13–2)  16 - Bohannon (5)   9 - Landry (7)   6 - Flowers (12)  Value City Arena (19,049)
2/28/2008 #9 #15 Michigan State W 57–42  24–4 (14–2)  16 - Butch (6)   7 - Butch (14)   4 - Hughes (10)  Kohl Center (17,190)
3/5/2008 #8 Penn State W 77–41  25–4 (15–2)  15 - Landry (7)   8 - Flowers (3)   9 - Flowers (13)  Kohl Center (17,190)
3/8/2008 #8 at Northwestern W 65–52  26–4 (16–2)  20 - Butch (7)   14 - Butch (15)   4 - Krabbenhoft (10)  Welsh-Ryan Arena (8,117)
Big Ten Tournament
3/14/2008 #6 vs. Michigan
(Big Ten Tournament – Quarterfinals)
W 51–34  27–4  12 - Krabbenhoft (2)   7 - Stiemsma (1), Landry (8), Krabbenhoft (14)   2 - Flowers (14)  Conseco Fieldhouse (N/A)
3/15/2008 #6 vs. #19 Michigan State
(Big Ten Tournament – Semifinals)
W 65–63  28–4  19 - Butch (8)   10 - Krabbenhoft (15)   3 - Flowers (15)  Conseco Fieldhouse (N/A)
3/16/2008 #6 vs. Illinois
(Big Ten Tournament – Finals)
W 61–48  29–4  12 - Butch (9)   7 - Krabbenhoft (16)   4 - Landry (7)  Conseco Fieldhouse (14,579)
NCAA Tournament
3/20/2008* #3 (seed) vs. #14 (seed) Cal St. Fullerton
(NCAA Tournament – First Round)
W 71–56  30–4  14 - Butch (10)   12 - Landry (9)   4 - Hughes (11), Flowers (16)  Qwest Center Omaha (17,162)
3/22/2008* #3 (seed) vs. #11 (seed) Kansas State
(NCAA Tournament – Second Round)
W 72–55  31–4  25 - Hughes (10)   7 - Stiemsma (2)   4 - Flowers (17)  Qwest Center Omaha (N/A)
3/28/2008* #3 (seed) vs. #10 (seed) Davidson
(NCAA Tournament – Regional Semifinals)
L 73–56  31–5  12 - Flowers (4)   6 - Flowers (4), Landry (10)   3 - Bohannon (3)  Ford Field (N/A)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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