|Iowa||A White 13.9||A White 6.0||A Clemmons 3.8|
|Wisconsin||J Berggren 11.6||R Evans 7.6||B Brust 2.8|
On Wednesday, Wisconsin plays host to Iowa at Kohl Center. The game tips off at 9:00 EST and you can catch it on Big Ten Network. The Badgers fell to the Hawkeyes 70-66 on January 19th and are 3-4 against them over the last four years.
Wisconsin is 5th in the conference and Iowa is 9th. Both teams continue to jockey for position.
The 20 points and 5 rebounds by Ben Brust helped the Badgers to a 74-68 victory over Illinois on February 3rd. With 2.8 assists per game and 1.0 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. The Hawkeyes were defeated by Minnesota 62-59 on February 3rd despite 10 points and 5 rebounds from Aaron White. With 13.9 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
- Wisconsin has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (57% vs 83%).
- The Wisconsin basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Iowa (70% vs 55%).
- Wisconsin has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (69.62% to 44.74%).
- We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Wisconsin has had more players drafted by the NBA than Iowa (3 vs 1).
- Wisconsin takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Iowa (10 vs 2).
- Wisconsin has a better scoring defense (55.6 allowed per game vs 63.8 allowed per game) than Iowa this season.
- The Wisconsin rebounding leader (Ryan Evans) has more rebounds than the Iowa rebounding leader (Aaron White).
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Wisconsin currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (965 to 947) than Iowa, per the NCAA.
- Wisconsin allows fewer rebounds (31.5 allowed per game vs 35.1 allowed per game) than Iowa this season.
- Ben Brust is ranked 9th in the Big Ten in three-pointers.
- At least you keep showing up. Wisconsin has an average margin of victory of 9 over Iowa in 29 wins since 1980.