Badger women defeat Illinois State, 71-60

Fourth straight season opening win
Badger women defeat Illinois State, 71-60

Three players scored in double figures as the Wisconsin Badgers women’s basketball team defeated Illinois State 71-60 Sunday afternoon at the Kohl Center.

It was the fourth straight year the Badgers have won their season opener under head coach Bobbie Kelsey.

Michala Johnson scored 16 points while Nicole Bauman had 14 points and nine assists and freshman Cayla McMorris had 12 points.

Wisconsin also had 10 blocked shots in the game.

The Badgers next game is Thursday when they host Vanderbilt at the Kohl Center at 7 pm.