WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Badgers dispose of American, face Oregon Saturday
MILWAUKEE -- The Badgers overcame a shaky start against American University but finished strong and advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Wisconsin closed out the first half on a 22 to 5 run and remained dominate the rest of the game outscoring the Eagles 43 to 13. The 75-33 rout was the largest margin of victory ever for Wisconsin in an NCAA tournament game. Trey Jackson led the Badgers with 18 points and Ben Brust added 17 of his own.