Wisconsin players take part in Opening Day; Badgers odds to win 2019 hoops title
Wisconsin football and basketball are always the main topics in Bucky’s Breakfast, Land of 10’s daily Badgers notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Badgers sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Wisconsin football, recruiting, basketball and more.
Wisconsin players at Miller Park
Coach Paul Chryst, along with several former and current Wisconsin players, took in the Milwaukee Brewers home opener on Monday at Miller Park. That included tight end Troy Fumagalli throwing out the first pitch.
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Wisconsin’s odds to win 2019 NCAA title
With the 2018 season behind us, folks are already looking at who will take home the NCAA title in men’s basketball next April. Well, the odds have been released and the Badgers aren’t as big of underdogs as you would think coming off their first losing season since 1998.
On the recruiting trail
Wisconsin enters April in a good position with its 2019 recruiting class, but here are three things the Badgers need to accomplish this month.
Nigel Hayes debuts in Sacramento
Former Badgers star Nigel Hayes made his Sacramento Kings debut Sunday, the third different NBA team he’s played for in his rookie season.
Olive Sagapolu focused on details
With three senior leaders along the defense line gone, everyone is looking to nose tackle Olive Sagapolu to step up. He’s ready, according to Jake Kocorowski.
Nebraska won’t beat the Badgers this year
Since Nebraska entered the Big Ten in 2011, the Huskers have beaten Wisconsin just once in football. It’s a source of frustration for fans and former players. That includes defensive lineman Adam Carriker, who in his way-too-early predictions for Scott Frost’s first Huskers season doesn’t think Nebraska can beat the Badgers this fall either.
Former Badgers to play for charity
A group of former Wisconsin football and men’s basketball players will play a charity basketball game this weekend to help benefit Easter Seals Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has the details.
Badgers hockey gets a commitment
Wisconsin hockey coach Tony Granato picked up a commitment from 14-year-old Corson Ceulemans on Monday, according to Madison.com’s Todd Mileweski.
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