After last year's improbable come from behind victory against Ohio State, Jordan Taylor and the Badgers seemed like legitimate national title contenders. Remarkably overcoming a deficit of 15 in the second half, Wisconsin would pull off their first victory against a top-ranked opponent since 1962.
While teaming up with dominant big man Jon Leuer, Taylor would eventually lead Wisconsin to the Sweet 16, where the Badgers would eventually meet their demise against Butler. That chapter in Wisconsin basketball history has turned, and this year's squad looks to be primed to make another impressive run in this year's NCAA basketball tournament.
In order for this year's squad to be successful, Jon Leuer needs to be replaced—not a simple task—and Jordan Taylor needs be play to the caliber that he is more than capable of.
Here we look at five predictions for the upcoming Wisconsin Basketball season...