Skip to main content

Badgers advance to the Sweet 16 in upset win over No. 1 Villanova

The Badgers took down the defending national champions on Saturday.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The Wisconsin Badgers busted a lot brackets on Saturday defeating the defending national champions and No. 1 seed Villanova Wildcats 65-62.

Bronson Koenig and Nigel Hayes helped Wisconsin go on a 15-5 run in the game's final minutes to secure the victory.

NIGEL HAYES ICE IN HIS VEINS HIT 'EM WITH THE STEVE SMITH pic.twitter.com/4Q029dnTWG

— Barstool Sports (@barstooltweetss) March 18, 2017

With the win, Wisconsin will play the Florida Gators in the Sweet 16 next week.

The Badgers are seeded eight in this year's tournament while the Gopher men's basketball team was seeded fifth and was bounced in the first round.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2022-07-03 at 9.32.09 AM

6-year-old Northfield girl missing, woman dead of apparent suicide

Anyone who had seen the girl or the deceased woman in the past two weeks should call Northfield police.

Pixabay - jet skis resting

Jet skier injured in explosion on Minnesota lake

The explosion happened on Little Lake 14 in St. Louis County.

Krisit Noem

Kristi Noem's response to 10-year-old Ohio girl pregnant after being raped

Abortion is illegal in South Dakota unless the mother's life is in danger.

police lights

Sheriff: Deputy shoots gun-wielding man in western Wisconsin

One deputy fired on the man, striking him in an unknown area of his body.

Screen Shot 2022-07-03 at 7.28.32 AM

Man found dead in 26 inches of water in Le Sueur County

The 45-year-old was found in near the shoreline on Lake Washington.

police lights

Man arrested after abduction attempt in Bemidji

The incident occurred in Cameron Park on June 25.

betty danger's

Betty Danger's in NE Minneapolis for sale for $4.2 million

The asking price includes the restaurant's ferris wheel, as well as a nearby single-family home.

monkeypox

Minnesota health officials warn monkeypox cases could grow rapidly

The state has so far confirmed only six cases of monkeypox virus.

291734046_502006195017388_4346404407323115820_n

Bodies of woman, three young children recovered from Vadnais Lake

Authorities say the bodies recovered were those of two boys, one girl and their mother.

Pixabay laptop keyboard phone dark

Charges: Duluth man had hundreds of child porn images, videos

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children found nearly 330 images on the man's electronic devices.

hennepin county sheriff water patrol lake minnetonka

Scuba diver found dead in Lake Minnetonka identified as 20-year-old

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office said 20-year-old Brady Alan Aune, from Elko New Market, died of freshwater drowning on June 3.

Related

Badgers advance to the Sweet 16 in upset win over No. 1 Villanova

The Badgers took down the defending national champions on Saturday.

NDSU wins border battle and advances to FCS semifinals

North Dakota State won the border battle with a 36-10 victory on Saturday.

Gopher volleyball advances to the Elite 8 with win over Missouri

The Gophers are a win away from another Final Four appearance.

Gopher volleyball advances to the Elite 8 with win over Missouri

The Gophers are a win away from another Final Four appearance.

NDSU wins border battle and advances to FCS semifinals

North Dakota State won the border battle with a 36-10 victory on Saturday.

Badgers top No. 1 Gophers, 3-1

The Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Golden Gopher men's hockey team 3-1 Friday night at the Kohl Center. It's Minnesota's first WCHA loss of the season. All three Wisconsin goals came in the second period.

NCAA Tournament: 5 sleepers who could reach the Sweet 16

Need some help filling out your bracket? We have you covered!

D2Y-hYnX0AAaFl7

SCSU, UMD and MSU secure No. 1 seeds in NCAA Tournament

This year's Frozen Four will be played in Buffalo, New York.