Wisconsin coaches on the road; Badgers falter late and lose — again
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.
Badgers on the road
Wisconsin basketball falls at Temple
A late scoring drought cost Wisconsin as the Badgers fell at Temple 59-55 on Wednesday. They fell to 4-6 overall with a visit from Marquette on the docket for Saturday.
More honors for Badgers on gridiron
The Associated Press released its All-Big Ten teams on Wednesday, and the Badgers had a significant presence. Paul Chryst was Coach of the Year, running back Jonathan Taylor earned Newcomer of the Year, and a total of 12 players received some form of recognition.
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We open up our fan mailbag to answer questions on what happened to Wisconsin’s defense in the Big Ten title game, the decision linebacker T.J. Edwards faces when it comes to the NFL and the hopes for a spot in March Madness for a struggling Badgers squad.
Isaac Guerendo honored
The Badgers have the best wide receiver in the state of Indiana committed in the Class of 2018. That’s according to The Indianapolis Star, which announced Isaac Guerendo had been voted Indiana’s Mr. Football at his position for 2017.
Assistant coach salaries released
Wisconsin is paying assistant coaches more than ever before, but the Badgers still lag when compared to the heavyweights of the sport. Offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph’s salary is ranked No. 51 in the country in a database released by USA Today, while defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard is No. 72. Overall, Wisconsin is ranked seventh in the Big Ten in terms of money allotted for assistants.
Inside the Wisconsin film room
Jason Galloway of the Wisconsin State Journal takes a look back at the ugly film coming out of the Big Ten title game loss to Ohio State and tries to make sense of it.
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