Wisconsin readies for methodical American offense

Posted-March 19th, 2014 4:18 pm

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- If any team can adapt to American and its Princeton-style offense, it might be No. 2 seed Wisconsin.

The Badgers (26-7) have been prepping for the 15th-seeded Eagles (20-12) and their methodical scheme since the brackets were announced on Sunday. They'll face off in an NCAA tournament game Thursday in Milwaukee, barely a 90-minute drive from Wisconsin's home in Madison.

The talent difference between the Big Ten powers and Patriot League champion figures to be wide. Jump-shooting big man Frank Kaminsky (13.6 points) should be a challenge for American center Tony Wroblicky, the Patriot League defensive player of the year.

The Eagles hope their patient offense might be an equalizer against the disciplined Badgers.

(Copyright Associated Press)

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