Badgers defeat Purdue for eighth straight win
Kaminsky's 22 points lead the way
Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points and Traevon Jackson added 14 as the Wisconsin Badger men's basketball team defeated Purdue 76-70 at the Kohl Center in Madison Wednesday night.
Kaminsky was 8 of 11 from the field and made four of his five three-point attempts.
The Badgers opened a 35-24 halftime lead. The Boilermakers closed the gap to within seven points twice in the second half, but Wisconsin held on for the win. Kendall Stevens hit a three-point shot at the end of the game to make the final margin six points.
Ronnie Johnson led Purdue with 15 points.
Wisconsin is 25-5 overall, 12-5 in the Big Ten. Purdue goes to 15-15 overall and 5-12 in the conference.
The Badgers won their eighth straight conference game - something Wisconsin hasn't done since the 1941 season.
The Badgers close out their regular season Sunday at Nebraska in a 6:30 pm CT start.
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