7:27 PM ET, March 17, 2011
McKale Center, Tuscon, Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Wisconsin brought its offense out of the deep freeze into the desert, and the thaw was remarkable.Jon Leuer scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half and the Badgers methodically dispatched Belmont 72-58 on Thursday night, their fifth consecutive NCAA tournament-opening victory. Jordan Taylor added 21 for fourth-seeded Wisconsin (24-8), 14 in the first half.
Badgers Get Offensive
Wisconsin rebounded from two bad shooting games to hit half of its field goals and get to the line more often against Belmont than during those two losses combined.
|Two Losses||Vs. Belmont|
|Effective FG pct.||41.0||65.0|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||18-49 (.367)||20-40 (.500)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-22 (.273)||12-22 (.545)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-22 (.727)||20-25 (.800)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
|» Mar 17, 2011||@WIS 72, BEL 58||Recap|