Game Recap: A Bear Mauling
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Mike Bruesewitz had  8 rebounds for UW
Mike Bruesewitz had 8 rebounds for UW

Posted Dec 2, 2012


Against one of the best rebounding teams in the Pac 12, Wisconsin found its lane aggressiveness, as the Badgers get four players in double figures, win the battle of the boards and get a vital 81-56 victory over California Sunday at the Kohl Center.

Wisconsin 81, California 56

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Notes: Four Badgers scored in double-figures, led junior Ben Brust who tallied 22 points on 9-for-13 (.409) shooting from the field, including a 3-for-6 (.500) effort from beyond the arc ... Seniors Jared Berggren (18) and Ryan Evans (13) also recorded double-digit scoring outings, as well as freshman Sam Dekker (10) ... UW held California to its lowest point total (56) of the season. Their previous low was 68 points ... Wisconsin blew the game open following a 14-0 run that ended mid-way through the first half, extending its lead to 19-6 with 10:46 remaining before the half.

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