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Former Wisconsin running back James White can earn his third Super Bowl ring with a win on Sunday.

Super Bowl no-lose situation for Wisconsin; Badgers busy on recruiting trail

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.

Can’t-lose situation for Wisconsin

With players on the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots, Super Bowl 52 is a no-lose situation for Wisconsin fans, writes Sean Keeler.

Meanwhile, UWBadgers.com caught up with Corey Clement and James White at Super Bowl Opening Night. The duo shared a backfield in 2013 with the Badgers but will be on opposite sidelines come Sunday.

Recruiting notebook

It was a huge week on the recruiting front for Wisconsin football, as the Badgers picked up a pair of commitments and had another big visitor on campus. We cover it all in our latest recruiting notebook.

Impact of Nolan Groulx commitment

Nolan Groulx knew he wanted to commit to Wisconsin for a while. He finally pulled the trigger on Sunday. Here’s Jesse Temple on what the Badgers are getting in the 3-star wide receiver.

What we learned: Nebraska

Wisconsin basketball fell to 3-7 in Big Ten play with its 74-63 loss to Nebraska on Monday. We give you the three things we learned from a game in which the Badgers blew an 11-point second-half lead on their way to a third straight defeat.

Kohl Center no longer safe

It used to be that you could almost guarantee a Badgers win in the Kohl Center. With the product on the court struggling, that’s no longer the case, according to Tom Oates of the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Nigel Hayes back in the G League

With his 10-day contract with the Las Angeles Lakers expired, former Badgers star Nigel Hayes has rejoined the Westchester Knicks of the G League. Hayes saw action in two games with the Lakers, scoring 3 points and dishing out 2 assists.

Badgers feeling good

Following an upset of No. 1 Notre Dame in Chicago a sweep of Penn State last weekend, the confidence has returned to the Wisconsin men’s hockey team, writes Todd Milewski at Madison.com.

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