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Badgers get win over Indiana 69-58

Wisconsin Badgers basketball.
Wisconsin Badgers basketball.

Madison, WI (WSAU-TSN) - Sam Dekker had 16 points and seven rebounds as No. 14 Wisconsin took a 69-58 victory over Indiana in Big Ten action on Tuesday.

Traevon Jackson had 14 points, Ben Brust added 12 while Josh Gasser gave 11 for the Badgers (23-5, 10-5 Big Ten), who have won six straight games.

Yogi Ferrell scored 24 points and Noah Vonleh gave 18 points with six rebounds for the Hoosiers (15-12, 5-9), who have lost four of their last five.

Wisconsin trailed by 10 entering the second half, but started the second half with a 17-6 run to take the lead.

After Stanford Robinson converted a three-point play to give the lead back to the Hoosiers, Frank Kaminsky made two from the line and Brust followed with a 3-pointer to give the Badgers the lead for good.

Leading by three, Dekker hit a jumper with under nine minutes to play to kick off 12 straight points for the Badgers, as Jackson capped the run with a 3 for a 58-43 lead with 3 1/2 to play.

Wisconsin maintained a double-digit lead for the remainder of the game to take home the victory.

A 10-2 run from the Badgers gave the team a 12-9 lead, but the Hoosiers answered with a 10-3 run and later scored seven unanswered points to eventually take a 29-19 lead into the locker room.

Game Notes

Wisconsin plays at Penn State on Sunday ... Indiana hosts Iowa on Thursday ... The Badgers avenged a 75-72 loss to the Hoosiers in Indiana on Jan. 14, and has now won 13 of the last 14 games in the series. Indiana still leads the series, 94-68.

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