Badgers defeat Oregon 61-58 in NIT Quarterfinals

Published: Mar. 21, 2023 at 8:55 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 21, 2023 at 10:00 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Wisconsin men’s basketball team has defeated Oregon in the 2023 National Invitation Tournament Quarterfinals and are now headed to the Final Four. Wisconsin topped Oregon 61-58.

It’s was a close game throughout the first half, but Wisconsin lead Oregon 27-26 at halftime.

The Ducks jumped out to a 4-0 lead at the start, but since then the teams played back and fourth all night.

At the half, Tyler Wahl and Steven Crowl both had five points each for UW, while Max Klesmit, Chucky Hepburn, and Connor Essegian each had four for the Badgers.

The Badgers will head to Las Vegas for the NIT semifinals.

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