Ohio State targets Wisconsin QB commit; G D’Mitrik Trice returns to practice
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Graham Mertz gets Ohio State offer
The interest in Wisconsin 2019 quarterback commit Graham Mertz continues to increase. The 4-star recruit tweeted Wednesday that he had received a scholarship offer from Ohio State. That comes on the heels of Michigan offering in December.
D’Mitrik Trice returns to practice
For the first time in more than a month, Wisconsin guard D’Mitrik Trice was back taking part in 5-on-5 action in practice for the Badgers. The sophomore has missed the last nine games after undergoing right foot surgery. He hasn’t yet been medically cleared to play against Illinois on Friday.
Jonathan Taylor among best players returning
CBS put together a ranking of the top 25 college football players returning for 2018, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor made the cut. He was listed at No. 16 — one of three Big Ten players to be mentioned.
Wisconsin ended Miami’s home winning streak
The NCAA has stepped in and cleared up a discrepancy over whether Miami lost a home game or a neutral site game when Wisconsin beat the Hurricanes in the Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium.
In his latest mailbag, Jesse Temple tackles questions on basketball recruiting, the chance one of the backup quarterbacks could challenge starter Alex Hornibrook in 2018 and more.
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Former Wisconsin DB enrolls at FCS school
Cornerback Titus Booker left the Badgers midseason, but he has found a new home. The redshirt sophomore has enrolled at Southern Illinois, an FCS school, where he’ll be eligible to play immediately.
Brad Davison a leader at all times
Brad Davison has proven to be a great on the court leader for the Wisconsin basketball team, but it’s not the only place. In fact, the freshman is seen as a leader in almost all aspects of his life.
Kohl Center turns 20
Wednesday marked the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Kohl Center, the home of the Badgers’ basketball teams and the men’s hockey team. Madison.com has a throwback look at the facility in the years since it first opened.
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