ITBUUS is back for tonight's game with Bucky Badger. I caught up with Phil Mitten of Bucky's 5th Quarter, the Wisconsin SB Nation affiliate, for a little Q & A exchange about our beloved basketball teams. Be sure to check out my responses to his questions on their blog.
Wisconsin has rebounded nicely from their 1-3 conference start that included a home loss to Iowa. What's been the key to the turnaround?
For the most part, Wisconsin simply has made shots of late. During Big Ten play, the Badgers are shooting 33% in losses and 44% in victory. Jordan Taylor has also looked more assertive, getting to the line more often and committing fewer turnovers. But the team is also out-rebounding foes 34-29 on average during this winning streak, after struggling in the department to start the conference slate.