Tag Archives: Nigel Hayes

Hoopcap: Heartbreak Heard Round’ The World

Wisconsin Badgers were on a quest to get to their third Final Four in four years. It didn’t look good for perennial Big Ten power as they trailed by 12 points in the final five minutes of the game. But as Wisconsin has done many

Hoopcap: Badgers Continue Their March Dominance Shocking Nova

A long time ago, Wisconsin Badgers and March didn’t mix well. Fans were critical of Bo Ryan’s lack of success in college basketball’s grandest month. Things have changed signficantly in the last four years. Despite having a tougher draw than most expected, Wisconsin will be

Hoopcap: Koenig and Hayes Carries Wisconsin

Wisconsin Badgers head into the NCAA Tournament with many questions. They had a successfully Big Ten Tournament, but NCAA Tournament Committee seeded Wisconsin much lower than anyone expected. Badgers talked all week about how they had a ‘chip on their shoulder.’ Wisconsin looked much better

How Wisconsin Can Go Far in NCAA Tournament

Wisconsin Badgers are up against the wall has an eight seed. If they beat a good Virginia Tech team, they will play Villanova, the overall number one seed. Badgers are attempting to return to the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year. For the seniors

Hoopcap: Badgers Slow Down Speedy Hoosiers

Even with a rousing second half against Minnesota, Badgers fans didn’t know what to expect they would get on Friday night when Wisconsin took on Indiana. While Hoosiers had their struggles this season, they still have an explosive offense. That offense never got going as

Hoopcap: Iowa Stuns Wisconsin After Late-Game Meltdown

With two minutes left, it appears Wisconsin basketball could get out of the doldrums of losing two straight and losing four of their last five games. They held a five point lead heading into the final part of the game. That’s when everything went to

Hoopcap: East Lansing Continues To Be A House of Horrors

The seniors on Wisconsin’s basketball team had never won in East Lansing. They were hoping on Sunday afternoon that things could change, and a feather in the cap for the seniors could be achieved. Instead, the game at East Lansing proved to be much of

Hoopcap: Badgers Come Alive In Second Half

Wisconsin was in a rut. No other way to put it. Badgers trailed by six at halftime and stared down the possibility of losing three straight as well as losing the Big Ten conference led. Then as we’ve seen at different points of the season,

Hoopcap: Wolverines Late Game Run Revenge

Wisconsin Badgers knew their trip to Ann Arbor would be an uphill climb. They had to do without Bronson Koenig who missed last night’s game with a calf injury. Wisconsin tried to do it without him and hung tough for most of the game. Until,

Hoopcap: Wisconsin Outlasts Indiana For Seventh Straight Win

Wisconsin found themselves as one of the things to watch before Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon. They had a chance to sweep Indiana at Kohl Center. Wisconsin did just that in a 40-minute fight with Tom Crean’s boys holding them off by the margin of