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Wisconsin celebrates following its win (Siker/12)
Wisconsin celebrates following its win (Siker/12)

Posted Mar 17, 2012


Look out Syracuse, because the Badgers are coming! No.4 seed Wisconsin got five players in double figures, including 14 points from Jordan Taylor, while holding SEC leading scorer John Jenkins to 3-for-13 shooting, all of which contributed to the Badgers heading back to the Sweet 16 following a 60-57 victory over No.5 seed Vanderbilt Saturday.

No.4 Wisconsin 60, No.5 Vanderbilt 57

Associated Press recap

Play by play and box score (pdf)

Stories from Badger Nation

Toughness Sends Wisconsin to the Sweet 16

Game Day Grades

Notes: Wisconsin (26-9) advances to the Sweet 16 for the second year in a row and the third time in the last five years ... Wisconsin had five players in double figures for the first time in an NCAA tournament game since having 6 reach double digits in a win over St. John's in 2002 ... Vanderbilt had one last chance to tie the game, but an in-bounds pass with 1.9 seconds to go was deflected by the Badgers' Jared Berggren and a last-chance heave was short by the Commodores ... Jordan Taylor led the Badgers and tied for the game high with 14 points ... Jared Berggren added 12 points and 6 rebounds ... Ryan Evans scored 11 points, 10 of which came in the first half ... Ben Brust came off the bench to score 11 points, his highest point total since scoring 13 against Indiana on Jan. 26 ... Mike Bruesewitz added 10 points and a career-high 3 steals

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