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Badgers Sink Michigan's Shot at No. 1

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Madison – Anyone who challenges Wisconsin guard Ben Brust to a three-point shooting contest or leaves him open anywhere close to the line does so at his or her peril.

 

The junior buried an improbable three-pointer from just inside the mid-court line to force overtime and then buried a three-pointer with 39.6 seconds left in the overtime to lift UW to a 65-62 victory over No. 3 Michigan Saturday at the Kohl Center.

 

“That one wins by far,” Brust said when asked if he has hit a more memorable shot than the three-pointer to force the overtime. “By a long shot, actually.

 

“And then to be able to win the game in overtime makes it that much sweeter.”

 

UW (17-7, 8-3 Big Ten) knocked the Wolverines (21-3, 8-3) out...

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