2011–12 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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2011–12 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals vs. 1 Seed Syracuse, L 63–64
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #12
AP #14
2011–12 record 26–10 (12–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Bo Ryan
Assistant coach Greg Gard
Assistant coach Gary Close
Assistant coach Lamont Paris
Home arena Kohl Center
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 Ohio State 13 5   .722     31 8   .795
#5 Michigan State 13 5   .722     29 8   .784
#13 Michigan 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
#14 Wisconsin 12 6   .667     26 10   .722
#16 Indiana 11 7   .611     27 9   .750
Purdue 10 8   .556     22 13   .629
Northwestern 8 10   .444     19 14   .576
Iowa 8 10   .444     18 17   .514
Minnesota 6 12   .333     23 15   .605
Illinois 6 12   .333     17 15   .531
Nebraska 4 14   .222     12 18   .400
Penn State 4 14   .222     12 20   .375
2012 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin at Madison in the 2011–12 college basketball season. This was coach Bo Ryan's eleventh season at the University of Wisconsin. They played their home games at the Kohl Center and are members of the Big Ten Conference. Wisconsin made it to the sweet 16, but lost to #1 seed Syracuse in the Regional Semifinals.

2011 Commitments[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Traevon Jackson
SG
Westerville, OH Westerville South High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jun 12, 2010 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 88
Frank Kaminsky
C
Lisle, IL Benet Academy 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jun 12, 2010 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: 92
George Marshall
PG
Chicago, IL Brooks College Prep 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jan 19, 2010 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 88
Jordan Smith
SG
Long Lake, MN Orono High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Dec 12, 2010 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN:1/5 stars   ESPN grade: 77
Jarrod Uthoff
PF
Cedar Rapids, IA Jefferson High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jul 19, 2010 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: 92
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 1 Brust, BenBen Brust 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Hawthorn Woods, IL
G 2 Smith, JordanJordan Smith 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Orono, MN
G 3 Marshall, GeorgeGeorge Marshall 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Chicago, IL
G/F 5 Evans, RyanRyan Evans 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Jr Phoenix, AZ
G 10 Fahey, DanDan Fahey 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Chicago, IL
G 11 Taylor, JordanJordan Taylor 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Bloomington, MN
G 12 Jackson, TraevonTraevon Jackson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Westerville, OH
F 13 Dukan, DujeDuje Dukan 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Deerfield, IL
G 21 Gasser, JoshJosh Gasser 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Port Washington, WI
G 22 Wise, J. D.J. D. Wise 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Milwaukee, WI
F 30 Uthoff, JarrodJarrod Uthoff 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Cedar Rapids, IA
F 31 Bruesewitz, MikeMike Bruesewitz 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Jr St. Paul, MN
C 32 Anderson, EvanEvan Anderson 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) RS Fr Stanley, WI
G/F 33 Wilson, RobRob Wilson 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Cleveland, OH
F 34 Bohannon, ZachZach Bohannon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Marion, IA
F/C 40 Berggren, JaredJared Berggren 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) RS Jr Princeton, MN
F 44 Kaminsky, FrankFrank Kaminsky 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr Lisle, IL
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2010-11-9

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[1]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/05/2011*
7:00 PM
#15 UW–Stevens Point W 80–54 
 16 - Evans   6 - Brust   7 - Taylor  Kohl Center (16,889)
Madison, WI
Regular Season
11/12/2011*
12:00 PM
#15 Kennesaw State W 85–31  1–0
 14 - Tied   8 - Bruesewitz (1)   7 - Taylor (1)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
11/16/2011*
7:00 PM
#14 Colgate W 68–41  2–0
 17 - Brust (2)   7 - Tied   4 - Taylor (2)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
11/19/2011*
6:00 PM
#14 Wofford
Chicago Invitational Challenge
W 69–33  3–0
 16 - Gasser (2)   8 - Bruesewitz (2)   5 - Evans (1)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
11/22/2011*
7:00 PM, BTN
#11 UMKC
Chicago Invitational Challenge
W 77–31  4–0
 21 - Berggren (1)   6 - Tied   5 - Taylor (3)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
11/25/2011*
7:30 PM, BTN
#11 vs. Bradley
Chicago Invitational Challenge Quarterfinals
W 66–43  5–0
 15 - Evans (1)   10 - Berggren (2)   6 - Taylor (4)  Sears Centre (3,424)
Hoffman Estates, IL
11/26/2011*
7:00 PM, BTN
#11 vs. BYU
Chicago Invitational Challenge Championship Game
W 73–56  6–0
 21 - Brust (3)   6 - Bruesewitz (3)   8 - Taylor (5)  Sears Centre (2,634)
Hoffman Estates, IL
11/30/2011*
8:30 PM, ESPN
#9 at #5 North Carolina
ACC – Big Ten Challenge
L 57–60  6–1
 18 - Taylor (1)   7 - Evans (2)   4 - Taylor (6)  Dean Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, NC
12/03/2011*
3:30 PM, BTN
#9 #16 Marquette L 54–61  6–2
 13 - Taylor (2)   8 - Evans (3)   3 - Gasser (1)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
12/07/2011*
7:00 PM
#14 Green Bay W 70–42  7–2
 15 - Taylor (3)   8 - Bruesewitz (4)   10 - Taylor (7)  Kohl Center (17,076)
Madison, WI
12/10/2011*
1:00 PM, BTN
#14 UNLV W 62–51  8–2
 25 - Brust (4)   10 - Bruesewitz (5)   6 - Taylor (8)  Kohl Center (17,123)
Madison, WI
12/13/2011*
7:00 PM
#14 at Milwaukee W 60–54  9–2
 17 - Berggren (2)   9 - Berggren (3)   3 - Tied  U.S. Cellular Arena (10,143)
Milwaukee, WI
12/15/2011*
7:00 PM, BTN
#14 Savannah State W 66–33  10–2
 13 - Berggren (3)   5 - Tied   3 - Taylor (10)  Kohl Center (16,954)
Madison, WI
12/23/2011*
4:30 PM, BTN
#13 Mississippi Valley State W 79–45  11–2
 17 - Taylor (4)   11 - Evans (5)   2 - Tied  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
12/27/2011
8:00 PM, ESPN2
#11 at Nebraska W 64–40  12–2 (1–0)
 22 - Evans (2)   6 - Tied   5 - Taylor (12)  Bob Devaney Sports Center (11,422)
Lincoln, NE
12/31/2011
12:00 PM, BTN
#11 Iowa L 65–72  12–3 (1–1)
 17 - Taylor (5)   8 - Gasser (3)   4 - Taylor (13)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
01/03/2012
6:00 PM, ESPN2
#18 #10 Michigan State L 60–63 OT 12–4 (1–2)
 28 - Taylor (6)   6 - Tied   3 - Brust (2)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
01/08/2012
12:30 PM, CBS
#18 at #16 Michigan L 41–59  12–5 (1–3)
 12 - Taylor (7)   10 - Evans (7)   3 - Bruesewitz (2)  Crisler Arena (12,721)
Ann Arbor, MI
01/12/2012
6:00 PM, ESPN
at Purdue W 67–62  13–5 (2–3)
 13 - Brust (5)   5 - Tied   5 - Taylor (14)  Mackey Arena (14,620)
West Lafayette, IN
01/15/2012
5:00 PM, BTN
Nebraska W 50–45  14–5 (3–3)
 19 - Taylor (8)   13 - Berggren (5)   2 - Evans (3)  Kohl Center (17,173)
Madison, WI
01/18/2012
8:00 PM, BTN
Northwestern W 77–57  15–5 (4–3)
 17 - Evans (3)   9 - Evans (9)   6 - Taylor (15)  Kohl Center (16,939)
Madison, WI
01/22/2012
1:00 PM, BTN
at #22 Illinois W 67–63  16–5 (5–3)
 19 - Taylor (9)   9 - Taylor (4)   5 - Taylor (16)  Assembly Hall (16,618)
Champaign, IL
01/26/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN2
#25 #16 Indiana W 57–50  17–5 (6–3)
 13 - Brust (6)   9 - Evans (10)   2 - Tied  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
01/31/2012
7:00 PM, BTN
#19 at Penn State W 52–46  18–5 (7–3)
 18 - Taylor (10)   10 - Berggren (6)   5 - Taylor (18)  Bryce Jordan Center (8,752)
University Park, PA
02/04/2012
1:00 PM, ESPN
#19 #3 Ohio State L 52–58  18–6 (7–4)
 14 - Evans (4)   11 - Bruesewitz (6)   6 - Taylor (19)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
02/09/2012
6:30 PM, ESPN
#21 at Minnesota W 68–61 OT 19–6 (8–4)
 27 - Taylor (11)   11 - Evans (11)   4 - Tied  Williams Arena (14,625)
Minnapolis, MN
02/16/2012
6:00 PM, ESPN
#15 at #7 Michigan State L 55–69  19–7 (8–5)
 17 - Evans (5)   7 - Evans (12)   5 - Taylor (20)  Breslin Student Events Center (14,797)
East Lansing, MI
02/19/2012
3:00 PM, BTN
#15 Penn State W 65–55  20–7 (9–5)
 15 - Gasser (3)   12 - Bruesewitz (7)   5 - Bruesewitz (5)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
02/23/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN2
#16 at Iowa L 66–67  20–8 (9–6)
 14 - Tied   6 - Evans (13)   4 - Taylor (21)  Carver–Hawkeye Arena (14,248)
Iowa City, IA
02/26/2012
3:00 PM, CBS
#16 at #8 Ohio State W 63–60  21–8 (10–6)
 19 - Taylor (12)   10 - Evans (14)   4 - Taylor (22)  Value City Arena (18,809)
Columbus, OH
02/28/2012
7:00 PM, BTN
#14 Minnesota W 52–45  22–8 (11–6)
 22 - Taylor (13)   8 - Evans (15)   3 - Brust (3)  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
03/04/2012
12:00 PM, BTN
#14 Illinois W 70–56  23–8 (12–6)
 16 - Tied   8 - Gasser (5)   3 - Tied  Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
Big Ten Tournament
03/09/2012
1:30 PM, ESPN
#14 vs. #15 Indiana
Quarterfinals
W 79–71  24–8
 30 - Wilson (1)   9 - Berggren (7)   4 - Tied  Bankers Life Fieldhouse (18,484)
Indianapolis, IN
03/10/2012
12:40 PM, CBS
#14 vs. #8 Michigan State
Semifinals
L 52–65  24–9
 19 - Taylor (15)   5 - Tied   3 - Bruesewitz (7)  Bankers Life Fieldhouse (18,451)
Indianapolis, IN
NCAA Division I Tournament
03/15/2012*
1:10 PM, TNT
#14 (4) vs. (13) Montana
Second Round
W 73–49  25–9
 18 - Evans (7)   8 - Tied   6 - Taylor (25)  University Arena (10,774)
Albuquerque, NM
03/17/2012*
5:10 PM, TNT
#14 (4) vs. #20 (5) Vanderbilt
Third Round
W 60–57  26–9
 14 - Taylor (16)   6 - Berggren (8)   4 - Evans (5)  University Arena (12,128)
Albuquerque, NM
03/22/2012*
6:15 PM, CBS
#14 (4) vs. #2 (1) Syracuse
Sweet Sixteen
L 63–64  26–10
 17 - Tied   4 - Tied   6 - Taylor (26)  TD Garden (–)
Boston, MA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

National Rankings[edit]

Regular Season Polls
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Final
AP 15 14 11 9 14 14 13 11 18 RV RV 25 19 21 15 16 14 14 14 14
Coaches 14 13 11 7 16 15 14 11 19 RV RV 25 20 22 17 15 15 12 13 12
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  No Change
(RV)   Received Votes

Player statistics[edit]

  • As of March 23, 2012[2]
                        MINUTES    |--TOTAL--|   |--3-PTS--| |-F-THROWS-| |---REBOUNDS---|                 |-SCORING-| 
## Player           GP GS Tot  Avg  FG  FGA  Pct  3FG 3FA Pct FT FTA  Pct  Off Def Tot Avg PF FO  A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg 
11 Taylor, Jordan   36 36 1297 36.0 166 413 .402  65 176 .369 135 172 .785  31 106 137 3.8 73  0 147  56  1 37 532 14.8
05 Evans, Ryan      36 36 1098 30.5 151 343 .440  10  38 .263  85 117 .726  60 183 243 6.8 74  1  58  57 33 26 397 11.0
40 Berggren, Jared  36 36 1000 27.8 141 312 .452  45 121 .372  52  71 .732  51 125 176 4.9 86  2  27  51 60 32 379 10.5
21 Gasser, Josh     36 36 1227 34.1  84 181 .464  42  93 .452  65  83 .783  31 121 152 4.2 66  0  67  43  3 25 275  7.6
01 Brust, Ben       36  0  768 21.3  92 232 .397  58 149 .389  20  24 .833  16  63  79 2.2 33  0  26  26  0 24 262  7.3
31 Bruesewitz, Mike 36 36  918 25.5  71 180 .394  25  85 .294  36  51 .706  69 116 185 5.1 92  3  63  38 12 22 203  5.6
33 Wilson, Rob      36  0  467 13.0  49 118 .415  25  65 .385  22  32 .688  18  33  51 1.4 32  0  22  14  3  7 145  4.0
44 Kaminsky, Frank  35  0  271  7.7  23  56 .411  10  35 .286   7  14 .500  22  28  50 1.4 34  0  10  10 13  4  63  1.8
22 Wise, J.D.        6  0   10  1.7   3   3 1.000  1   1 1.000  0   0 .000   0   0   0 0.0  0  0   0   1  0  0   7  1.2
12 Jackson, Traevon 17  0   92  5.4   7  19 .368   3   8 .375   2   3 .667   6  10  16 0.9  7  0   3   7  1  1  19  1.1
02 Smith, Jordan     7  0   12  1.7   2   3 .667   1   1 1.000  0   0 .000   0   2   2 0.3  0  0   0   0  0  0   5  0.7
13 Dukan, Duje      13  0   41  3.2   4   7 .571   0   2 .000   1   4 .250   1   6   7 0.5  2  0   2   3  0  3   9  0.7
32 Anderson, Evan   14  0   35  2.5   3   6 .500   0   1 .000   0   4 .000   4   3   7 0.5 10  0   3   1  0  0   6  0.4
10 Fahey, Dan        9  0   14  1.6   1   2 .500   0   0 .000   0   0 .000   1   6   7 0.8  1  0   0   1  0  0   2  0.2
   Team                                                                    39  56  95       2     12 
   Total..........  36  7250  797 1875 .425 285 775 .368 425 575 .739 349 858 1207 33.5 512  6 428  320 126 181 2304 64.0
   Opponents......  36  7250  708 1819 .389 129 439 .294 370 542 .683 331 792 1123 31.2 604  7 286  388  84 154 1915 53.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011–12 Schedule". Archived from the original on 23 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-22. 
  2. ^ Wisconsin Season Statistics, UWBadgers.com, Retrieved 2011-11-27