Please join Patrick Herb as he chronicles all the action from today's game between the No. 19 Badgers and Virginia Tech in the opening game of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge. Remember, the blog is now interactive, so be sure to chime in with comments and questions and vote in the polls. The live blog will start at 5:45 p.m. CT.For quick links to notes, radio links and live stats, visit our Game Day page. The game airs live on ESPN2 and on the radio on AM 1310 in Madison or for a fee on Yahoo.com.
Okay Badgers fans... welcome to the courtside blog coming to you live from Cassell Coliseum on the campus of Virginia Tech.
we really don't get into favorites and (ahem) wagering, but I think the
fact that this game is in Blacksburg makes the difference. Va Tech is
64-19 here under Coach Seth Greenberg, including a sparkling 39-4
non-conference record. Not bad.
J-Bo in and out on a 3, but Landry boards. Keaton misses the 2nd chance.Va Tech hurries down and hits a quick 3. Crowd is back into it after that.
Tech answers with a 3 to cut it to 8 points.Then a miss by Joe and Vasallo hits one in the lane. 28-22
Joe makes a senior play, taking it hard to the rim and drawing a foul. He'll shoot two and he quiets the crowd.Media timeout.Wisconsin 28, Tech 24 - 3:59 left.
Tech throws over Landry defending the post again and Davila scores. He's got 6 straight. Wisconsin leads 33-30
46.8 seconds left in the half when Landry finds a cutting Leuer who lays it in AND gets fouled. Great cut by the big fella.He hits the charity shot... UW 38-30
dribbles out the clock and then leaves it for J-Bo at the top of the
arc and it bounces off the rim, no good. Clock runs out.
A foul called on the Hokies, quiets them down.
Great d all around out of the TO as Landry blocks a shot.
Wilson gets fouled on the shot at the other end. He'll shoot two.
Rob misses both, but Leuer rebounds. Fresh 35.Wilson draws another foul on the shot, this time with 5 seconds on the shot clock.
Davila works hard for an offensive board and stick back.Leuer misses a jump hook for UW.
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