The Northwestern Wildcats visit Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday to play the Wisconsin Badgers in a Big Ten tilt. The Wildcats improved to 12-7 on the season following a 73-66 win over Indiana. Aaron Falzon led the Wildcats with 21 points that included 6 baskets from 3-point territory in the win. Northwestern is 3-5 in Big Ten action.
Wisconsin improved its overall record to 13-6 and its Big Ten record to 5-3 after its 72-60 win over Illinois. Nate Reuvers led the Badgers with 22 points while grabbing 10 boards in the win, and D’Mitrik Trice scored 16 and Khalil Iverson chipped in with 12.
Vic Law leads Northwestern in scoring with an average of 16.3 points per game. Two other Wildcats are averaging double figures in scoring. The leading rebounder is Dererk Pardon with an average of 7.6 rebounds per game, while the leader in assists is A.J. Turner with an average of 3.6 per game. Northwestern is shooting 42.6% from the field and 33.9% from 3-point territory.
Ethan Happ leads Wisconsin in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 19.2 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game. Two other players are averaging double figures in scoring for the Badgers. Wisconsin is shooting 48.2% from the field and 39.5% from 3-point territory.