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WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Badgers men's hoops rout Platteville

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The Wisconsin men's basketball team trailed by seven points at the half last night to Division-Three U-W Platteville -- but the Badgers pulled away in the second half for an 80-51 exhibition victory. The Pioneers shot 50-percent in the first half, but they cooled off later and hit 18-of-48 for the game, a 37-and-a-half percent clip. Wisconsin out-scored Platteville 40-to-18 in the paint, and out-rebounded the Pioneers 40-to-21. Senior guard Ben Brust led the Badgers with 20 points.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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