Davis, Hepburn lead #8 Wisconsin past Northwestern

Chucky Hepburn
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EVANSTON, Ill — Wisconsin’s hot streak continued on Tuesday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The nation’s 8th ranked team topped Northwestern 82-76 for their 7th straight win.

Johnny Davis led the way for the Badgers with a game-high 27 points and 8 rebounds while Chucky Hepburn and Tyler Wahl each added in 14. All five starters finished in double-figures. With the win Wisconsin (15-2, 6-1) moved into a tie with Illinois for first place in the Big Ten standings.  


With time winding down in the first half, Chucky Hepburn beat the buzzer with a half court heave to put UW up 41-35 at halftime. 


#8 Wisconsin hosts #14 Michigan State on Friday night at 8:00 p.m. The game will be televised on FS1.