Greg Gard to wear pink shoes in support of his mom’s battle with cancer

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin men’s basketball team is always proud to take part in Coaches vs. Cancer week, but this year it hits closer to home.

Greg Gard will wear pink shoes, while his staff and players will have pink laces this week in support of Coach Gard’s mom, Connie, who is battling breast cancer.

#11 Wisconsin travels to Nebraska on Thursday. Game time is set for 4:00 p.m. on the Big Ten Network.