Badgers bounce back at Illinois 74-68

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. –  Ben Brust scored 20 points and Wisconsin overcame a ragged start on Sunday to beat Illinois, 74-68.

The Badgers shot under 30 percent for most of the first half and combined with the Illini to score 14 points in the game’s first eight minutes.  UW eventually started making shots, and the hosts trailed by as many as 15 points with 5:30 left before closing the gap.

Frank Kaminsky scored 19 points for coach Bo Ryan’s team; Ryan Evans added 15.  The win keeps 6-3 UW in 5th place in the Big Ten.