NCAA Game Summary - Cornell at Wisconsin|
(Sunday, November 18th)
Final Score: (22) Wisconsin 73, Cornell 40
Madison, WI (Sports Network) - Ben Brust had 18 points and 12 rebounds as No.
22 Wisconsin took a 73-40 win over Cornell in the Las Vegas Invitational.
"I like the way he plays. He plays hard," Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan said about
Brust. "He's just a gamer. He goes all out."
Jared Berggren posted 18 points and seven rebounds, while Ryan Evans had 12
points and 10 rebounds for the Badgers (2-1), who bounced back from a loss to
Florida on Wednesday.
Devin Cherry scored 13 points and was the only player in double-digits for the
Big Red (1-3), who have dropped three straight after opening the season with a
win over Western Michigan.
"They're just a heck of a defensive ball club. They don't allow you to get
anything around the basket, and obviously they moved the ball very well
tonight and made 3-point shots when they needed to," Cornell coach Bill
Courtney said about Wisconsin.
This game was never really close as Wisconsin scored 14 of the first 16 points
and held a 14-2 advantage after Traevon Jackson made a jumper just over seven
The Badgers posted a 9-0 run a bit later and that helped the team take a 42-24
lead into the halftime break.
A Cherry 3-pointer less than five minutes into the half saw Cornell down 17 at
50-33, but the Badgers scored the next six points to spark a 12-3 run with two
free throws from Evans making it a 62-36 game with nine minutes to play and
Wisconsin cruised from there.
Cornell fell to 5-67 all-time against ranked opponents ... Wisconsin shot
40.3 percent, while Cornell made just 26.2 percent of its shots ... Wisconsin
controlled the boards, 54-31.
11/19 01:10:48 ET