#4 Badgers beat Penn State, 89-72
Kaminsky's double-double leads Wisconsin
MADISON — Frank Kaminsky had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Nigel Hayes scored 21 points and No. 4 Wisconsin shot a blistering 63 percent from the field to beat Penn State 89-72 on Wednesday.
The Badgers (13-1) won their sixth straight with Kaminsky leading a balanced attack.
The preseason All-American had secured his sixth double-double of the season by midway through the second half with Wisconsin comfortably ahead by double digits.
D.J. Newbill scored 29 points for Penn State (12-2), which had its 10-game winning streak snapped.
The Big Ten’s leading scorer was 5-of-11 shooting in the second half after going 6 of 7 in the first.
Wisconsin’s athletic frontcourt asserted control after halftime, with Kaminsky and Hayes getting to the basket at will.
Forward Sam Dekker scored 17 after shooting 7 of 10 from the field.