Nebraska (16-8, 7-4 Big Ten) and Wisconsin (10-12, 3-6 Big Ten) meet Monday at 9 p.m. ET at Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. The matchup is the 28th meeting between the two programs. Wisconsin currently holds a 14-13 all-time lead in the series that dates back to the 1903-04 season.
Nebraska is 3-8 against Wisconsin since joining the Big Ten conference in 2011. That includes a 2-8 record in regular season play, as well as 1-0 in Big Ten Tournament play.
The Huskers took the first meeting of the 2017-18 season with Wisconsin on Jan. 9, winning 63-59. However, Nebraska is 0-4 at the Kohl Center since joining the Big Ten. If Nebraska wins Monday evening, it would be the first win in Madison since the 1990 season.
Nebraska-Wisconsin basketball: Game time, information
Nebraska and Wisconsin play at 9 p.m. ET on Monday, January 29.
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Date: Monday, January 29
Location: Kohl Center, Madison, Wis.
How can I watch the Nebraska-Wisconsin basketball game on TV and online?
Brian Anderson and Stephen Bardo will call the game.
How can I listen to the Nebraska-Wisconsin basketball game on the radio?
Nebraska and Wisconsin can be heard on the Husker Sports Network, including 590 AM (Omaha), 1400 AM (Lincoln) and 880 AM (Lexington). Online radio will be available at Huskers.com, on the Huskers App, and on TuneIn Radio and the TuneIn Radio App. The radio broadcast begins one hour prior to tipoff.
Kent Pavelka and Jake Muhleisen will have the call.
Nebraska-Wisconsin basketball preview
Nebraska enters the game with Wisconsin after a 98-84 win over Iowa at home Saturday night. The Huskers are also sitting at fourth place in the Big Ten conference.
Against the Hawkeyes, Nebraska shot 58 percent from the field. That included 11 of 19 from the 3-point range, as well as putting up the highest point total in a conference game since 2002.
Four Huskers were in double figures against Iowa. James Palmer Jr. led the way with a game-high 28 points and 5 assists. Isaac Copeland Jr. added 23 points, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range. He also had a game-high 11 rebounds.
As for Wisconsin, the Badgers come into the Monday game after playing 5 of its last 6 games on the road. The most recent was a 76-61 loss to Michigan State on Friday. Beyond that, Wisconsin has also only played 3 of its first 9 Big Ten games at home. The Badgers have been tough at home this season, though, posting a 9-3 record at the Kohl Center. When away from Madison, Wisconsin is only 1-9.
Ethan Happ leads the Badgers in scoring (17.2 points per game), rebounding (8.5 rebounds), assists (3.7 assists per game) and steals (1.5 steals per game). He has started all 22 games this season, alongside Khalil Iverson.
Wisconsin has battled quite a few injuries this season, including guards D’Mitrik Trice and Kobe King. Both are out for the season with injuries. This comes on top of Wisconsin having to replace four starters from its Sweet 16 squad.
The Monday matchup in Madison wraps up a busy January for Nebraska. The Huskers have played 10 games in 28 days, including 4 in an 8-day stretch to close out the month.