Wisconsin had plenty of success in the fall; Badgers on the hunt for RBs in future class
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Wisconsin’s near top of Directors’ Cup standings
A strong season from the football team helped propel Wisconsin to No. 3 in the fall Directors’ Cup standings, tied for the school’s highest finish in the 25-year history of the competition.
Badgers searching for running backs
With its commitment to a power run game and an offensive line that appears loaded for years to come, Wisconsin should be any running back’s dream. The Badgers are hoping that’s the case as they go searching for ball carriers in the Class of 2019. Here’s a look at how they are going about doing that and more in our latest recruiting notebook.
Enjoy Wisconsin’s tournament streak
With it looking like Wisconsin’s streak of consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances will end at 19, Jesse Temple writes fans should appreciate the magnitude of a remarkable run.
Identifying top targets for National Signing Day
Wisconsin signed 19 players during the Dec. 20-22 early signing period, but are tracking several more in advance of National Signing Day on Feb. 7.
Badgers drop in final CBS Sports rankings
In the final CBS Sports 130 — a ranking of every FBS team — Wisconsin got jumped by unbeaten Central Florida, falling one spot to No. 7 in the poll.
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Nakia Watson honored
Soon-to-be Wisconsin running back Nakia Watson was named first-team All-Central Texas by the Austin American-Statesman. The 3-star recruit, who signed with the Badgers in December, ran for 1,916 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior.
D’Mitrik Trice learning while injured
Wisconsin hasn’t had its starting point guard for more than a month as D’Mitrik Trice recovers from foot surgery. But the sophomore isn’t just rehabbing. As Mike Lucas of UWBadgers.com writes, Trice is also gaining insight into the game and learning by watching.
Former Badgers on Canadian Olympic team
A pair of former Badgers — Rene Bourque and Cody Goloubef — have been chosen to be a part of the Canadian men’s hockey team that will play in the February Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, according to Madison.com.
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