WISCONSIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WISCONSIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NCAA Final Four: Kentucky edges Wisconsin, 74-73 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776792-77/harrison-kentucky-wildcats-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776792-77/harrison-kentucky-wildcats-wisconsin.html.csp">NCAA Final Four: Kentucky edges Wisconsin, 74-73</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By eddie pells</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T23:10:38.928-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arlington, Texas • No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight reel Kentucky and Aaron Harrison could get used to watching over and over again. Harrison took a pass from his twin brother, Andrew, spotted up from NBA range and watched the ball rattle in for the lead with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Wildcats to a 74-73 victory Saturday night over Wisconsin in the Final Four. It’s the third straight game the Kentucky freshman has made a 3 for the winning poi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577767922014-04-05T23:10:38.928-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T23:10:38.928-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57776792@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:10:38 MDT Kentucky 74-73 over Wisconsin, to play for title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57780906-77/kentucky-harrison-final-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57780906-77/kentucky-harrison-final-wisconsin.html.csp">Kentucky 74-73 over Wisconsin, to play for title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDDIE PELLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T21:58:02.385-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arlington, Texas • No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight reel Kentucky and Aaron Harrison could get used to watching over and over again. Harrison took a pass from his twin brother, Andrew, spotted up from NBA range and watched the ball rattle in for the lead with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Wildcats to a 74-73 victory Saturday night over Wisconsin in the Final Four. It’s the third straight game the Kentucky freshman has made a 3 for the winning poi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577809062014-04-05T21:58:02.385-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T21:58:02.385-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57780906@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 21:58:02 MDT Final Four analysis and breakdown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57775065-77/florida-saturday-tbs-connecticut.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57775065-77/florida-saturday-tbs-connecticut.html.csp">Final Four analysis and breakdown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T22:58:00.596-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In many ways, this is one of the most anonymous Final Fours in recent years, at least as far as players are concerned. But even without household names, such as Wiggins, or Parker, or Gordon, or Embiid, this could end up being one of the most intriguing Final Fours in history. You have the traditional juggernaut in Kentucky — Big Blue Nation, if you will. You have Wisconsin, the offensively boring team, which has happened to turn into the feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament. There’s UConn, wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775065@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:58:00 MDT Badgers relying on Kaminsky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57771809-77/kaminsky-points-wisconsin-badgers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57771809-77/kaminsky-points-wisconsin-badgers.html.csp">Badgers relying on Kaminsky</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Genaro C. Armas</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T22:02:04.012-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arlington, Texas • Frank Kaminsky took offense to the question: No he is not funnier this year! “I think I’m a little more mature this year, thank you very much,” the Wisconsin big man said with a straight face this week. A little goofy around his teammates, Kaminsky has been all business on the court in leading the Badgers’ charge to the Final Four. The 7-footer had 28 points and 11 rebounds in the 64-63 victory over Arizona in the regional finals, a breakout performance for one of the most imp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577718092014-04-03T22:02:04.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T22:02:04.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57771809@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:02:04 MDT College basketball: Contrast the name of the game at Final Four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755533-77/final-florida-donovan-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755533-77/final-florida-donovan-coach.html.csp">College basketball: Contrast the name of the game at Final Four</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN MARSHALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T23:26:12.481-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Florida coach Billy Donovan has his hands full preparing for Shabazz Napier and Connecticut in the Final Four, yet couldn’t help but look across at the other side of the bracket. Kentucky, with its waves of athletic freshmen against defensive and deliberate Wisconsin, yeah, that’s going to be interesting to watch — even for a coach with more pressing things on his mind. “It should be a great game,” Donovan said during a conference call with the Final Four coaches on Monday. “Two, I think in a lo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577555332014-03-31T23:26:12.481-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T23:26:12.481-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755533@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:26:12 MDT Final Four: Blue chips with chips on shoulder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750390-77/final-wisconsin-coach-gators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750390-77/final-wisconsin-coach-gators.html.csp">Final Four: Blue chips with chips on shoulder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By john marshall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:07.487-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The road to redemption goes through north Texas for a fearsome Final Four of power programs with something to prove. Florida, the top overall seed, returns to the Final Four for the first time since winning consecutive titles in 2006-07, this time without all those first-round NBA picks. Waiting for the Gators at Jerry Jones’ billion-dollar stadium on Saturday will be Connecticut, back near the top of the bracket under Kevin Ollie after being barred a year ago for academic problems. Wisconsin an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750390@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:07 MDT Badgers KO ’Cats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57748175-77/final-wisconsin-badgers-kaminsky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57748175-77/final-wisconsin-badgers-kaminsky.html.csp">Badgers KO ’Cats</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By beth harris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:45:03.213-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Frank Kaminsky carried Wisconsin to the Final Four with 28 points, including six in overtime, as the Badgers defeated Arizona 64-63 in a physical West Region final Saturday night. Kaminsky had 11 rebounds and scored from all over, including three 3-pointers, for the No. 2 seed Badgers (30-7). It’s Wisconsin’s first Final Four appearance since 2000, and first for 69-year-old coach Bo Ryan, who earned his 704th career victory. Nick Johnson had the ball with a chance to win, but h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57748175@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:45:03 MDT Wisconsin beats Arizona 64-63 in OT in West Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748857-68/final-kaminsky-points-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748857-68/final-kaminsky-points-wisconsin.html.csp">Wisconsin beats Arizona 64-63 in OT in West Region</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:32.73-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Frank Kaminsky carried Wisconsin to the Final Four with 28 points, including six in overtime, as the Badgers defeated Arizona 64-63 in a physical West Region final Saturday night. Kaminsky had 11 rebounds and scored from all over, including three 3 pointers, for the No. 2 seed Badgers (30-7). It’s Wisconsin’s first Final Four appearance since 2000, and first for 69-year-old coach Bo Ryan, who earned his 704th career victory. Nick Johnson had the ball with a chance to win, but h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577488572014-03-29T23:44:32.73-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T23:44:32.73-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57748857@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:32 MDT Zona’s Miller, Wisconsin’s Ryan seek Final Four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745735-77/miller-ryan-arizona-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745735-77/miller-ryan-arizona-coach.html.csp">Zona’s Miller, Wisconsin’s Ryan seek Final Four</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:34:02.356-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Sean Miller has been on Bo Ryan’s radar since the mid-1970s. That’s when the future Arizona coach came to Madison, Wis., for the first time at Ryan’s behest. Miller was a 9-year-old hot shot point guard, and Ryan was a Wisconsin assistant looking for some juice to enliven a night designed to drum up interest in Badgers basketball. He called up Miller’s father, a coach who agreed to send his son from Beaver Falls, Pa., to help out. The young Miller donned a Superman cape made by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577457352014-03-28T23:34:02.356-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:34:02.356-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745735@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:34:02 MDT College basketball: Wisconsin, Arizona advance to Elite Eight in West Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740905-77/wisconsin-final-baylor-badgers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740905-77/wisconsin-final-baylor-badgers.html.csp">College basketball: Wisconsin, Arizona advance to Elite Eight in West Region</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T23:17:12.061-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Ben Brust and his Wisconsin teammates got oodles of open shots while they sliced and diced Baylor’s vaunted zone defense. When the Bears had the ball, 7-foot Frank Kaminsky always seemed to be right in their way. Brust, Kaminsky and their Badgers realize they dominated Baylor in a 69-52 victory Thursday night because of a coach who always puts them in the right spots. Bo Ryan has never been to college basketball’s final weekend, but the Badgers are thrilled to put him on the br...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577409052014-03-27T23:17:12.061-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T23:17:12.061-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57740905@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 23:17:12 MDT NCAA Sweet 16: Baylor blasted 69-52 by Wisconsin in West semis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57741830-77/wisconsin-baylor-badgers-bears.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57741830-77/wisconsin-baylor-badgers-bears.html.csp">NCAA Sweet 16: Baylor blasted 69-52 by Wisconsin in West semis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T22:57:37.566-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • Baylor’s impenetrable zone defense turned out to have gaping holes. The Bears’ athletic scorers got few easy shots, and they missed most of them anyway. Everything that was so easy last weekend in the NCAA tournament became incredibly difficult when the Bears ran into Wisconsin. Baylor headed home from the West Region semifinals with a 69-52 loss Thursday night, still wondering how everything went so wrong so quickly. “Wisconsin really played a great game, and we did a very poo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577418302014-03-27T22:57:37.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T22:57:37.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57741830@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:57:37 MDT Wisconsin gives Gary Andersen new deal, raise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57726105-77/andersen-raise-alvarez-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57726105-77/andersen-raise-alvarez-wisconsin.html.csp">Wisconsin gives Gary Andersen new deal, raise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:19:21.858-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MADISON, Wis. • Coach Gary Andersen has a new deal at Wisconsin with about a 15 percent raise. The university’s Board of Regents approved the five-year package for Andersen on Monday. He’ll make $2.2 million with annual $100,000 raises. Wisconsin went 9-4 in 2013 in Andersen’s first year after arriving from Utah State. Athletic director Barry Alvarez said in a statement that he began considering a raise toward the end last season. Andersen was approached by the Cleveland Browns about their head-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57726105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:19:21 MDT NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin wins 85-77 thriller over Oregon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718440-77/badgers-oregon-brust-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718440-77/badgers-oregon-brust-wisconsin.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin wins 85-77 thriller over Oregon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GENARO C. ARMAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:15:45.777-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • In a test of tempos, Wisconsin delivered the knockout punch. Ben Brust hit a 3-pointer with 1:07 left and the second-seeded Badgers overcame seventh-seeded Oregon’s transition game for a thrilling 85-77 win Saturday night to get into the Sweet 16. Brust’s clutch 3 from the corner gave the Badgers (28-7) the lead for good in a clash of styles played before a boisterous pro-Wisconsin crowd at the anything-but-neutral Bradley Center. Traevon Jackson followed with three free throws, but ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577184402014-03-25T16:15:45.777-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T16:15:45.777-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57718440@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:15:45 MDT College basketball: No. 12 North Dakota State stuns No. 5 Oklahoma in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711009-77/state-overtime-points-dakota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711009-77/state-overtime-points-dakota.html.csp">College basketball: No. 12 North Dakota State stuns No. 5 Oklahoma in overtime</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • The guys in green raced off the court and into the locker room where they danced and sang, compared whose shot was most likely to end up featured on “One Shining Moment,” and checked Twitter to see who was giving them a shoutout. North Dakota State pulled off yet another 12 seed stunner and enjoyed every moment of it. “I just want to keep coaching this team,” NDSU coach Saul Phillips said. “I don’t want to have to say goodbye to this locker room.” Lawrence Alexander’s 3-pointer ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577110092014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57711009@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:46:26 MDT NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin 75, American 35 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57708180-77/half-american-wisconsin-badgers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57708180-77/half-american-wisconsin-badgers.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin 75, American 35</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Genaro C. Armas</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:10.16-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MILWAUKEE • Wisconsin turned its NCAA Tournament opener into a red-and-white party. Ben Brust scored 17 points and the Badgers devastated American with a 22-5 run to close the first half in a 75-35 victory Thursday before a friendly crowd in Milwaukee, barely 90 minutes from their home in Madison. No. 2 seed Wisconsin (27-7) recovered from a brief first-half rut and seven-point deficit to extinguish the dreams of the 15th-seeded Eagles (20-13), champions of the Patriot League. After Wisconsin wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577081802014-03-21T16:39:10.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:10.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57708180@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:10 MDT Searching Walker emails is the rage in Wisconsin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57588062-68/walker-emails-campaign-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57588062-68/walker-emails-campaign-wisconsin.html.csp">Searching Walker emails is the rage in Wisconsin</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT BAUER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T15:40:02.382-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Political operatives from across the spectrum are scouring the thousands of emails exchanged by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign staff and those who worked for him when he was Milwaukee County executive, trying to find items they can use to attack or defend the state’s most polarizing figure. Liberals and conservatives alike have been hunting through the 28,000 pages of documents for their names, as well as the names of political friends and enemies. Democratic strategist C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575880622014-02-23T15:40:02.382-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-23T15:40:02.382-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57588062@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:40:02 MDT