Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jeff Potrykus

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Ted Gilmore is leaving the Wisconsin football staff to join Michigan State

Ted Gilmore, who has coached Wisconsin’s wide receivers since joining Paul Chryst’s staff in 2015, is leaving for Michigan State. → Read More

Wisconsin 81, Nebraska 64: Brad Davison matches team record for three-pointers in a game

Brad Davison hit 8 of 11 three-pointers to tie Bronson Koenig's program record en route to a 30-point performance. → Read More

Construction work on projects at the Kohl Center, Camp Randall Stadium and the UW Field House will begin soon

UW's Finance, Facilities and Operation committee was briefed on the status of the projects at the Kohl Center, Field House and Camp Randall. → Read More

Here’s what you need to know about tickets to the Wisconsin-Notre Dame football game at Lambeau Field

Wisconsin and Notre Dame are set to receive approximately 30,000 tickets apiece for the teams' Oct. 3 meeting in Green Bay. → Read More

Wisconsin 69, Purdue 65: The Badgers had a big opportunity and took advantage of it

Aleem Ford hit big shots all game, Nate Reuvers was a force in the second half and UW made 8 of 8 pressure free throws in the final 28.5 seconds. → Read More

Wisconsin 70, Ohio State 57: An impressive and important victory

The Badgers bounced back from a double-digit loss and moved into a tie with Purdue (14-10, 7-6), 2½ games behind first-place Maryland (19-4, 9-3). → Read More

Erik Helland, strength coach for UW men's basketball, has been placed on administrative leave

UW officials confirmed late Wednesday they are investigating that a UW staffer used a racial epithet. → Read More

UW officials investigating allegations of racial comment made in presence of former basketball player Kobe King

University of Wisconsin officials are investigating an allegation that a racial epithet was used in the presence of Kobe King by a UW staffer. King decided to leave the program last week and transfer → Read More

Minnesota 70, UW 52: Gophers' combination of inside muscle and three-point shooting dooms Badgers

Minnesota pounds the ball inside early and often in building a 13-point halftime lead that proves too much for UW to overcome. → Read More

UW and Notre Dame to battle under the lights at Lambeau Field in October

Kickoff for UW's non-conference football game vs. Notre Dame on Oct. 3 at Lambeau Field has been set for 6:30 p.m. → Read More

Wisconsin 64, Michigan State 63: An impressive response to a week of adversity

The Badgers played well on both ends of the floor, looked dominant at times and held on for their fourth victory over a top-20 foe. → Read More

UW plans to follow normal evaluation process of men's basketball despite Kobe King transfer

Senior associate athletic director Justin Doherty, who oversees men's basketball: “The players’ feedback isn’t something that we’d make public." → Read More

Redshirt sophomore Kobe King announces he is leaving the UW men's basketball program

King did not travel with the team to face Iowa on Monday and sources told the Journal Sentinel he was unhappy. → Read More

Iowa 68, Wisconsin 62: Without one of their starters, the Badgers blew a 12-point lead

The Badgers' offense went AWOL down the stretch and the Hawkeyes got to the free throw line. Iowa outscored UW, 23-5 over the last 7 minutes. → Read More

Purdue's Mackey Arena has been a house of horrors for UW, which is just 4-40 in the iconic venue

“I remember when we played there two years ago," UW's Nate Reuvers said of playing at Mackey Arena. "We got smacked." → Read More

Purdue 70, Wisconsin 51: Execution on offense and effort on the glass were atrocious in the first half

The Badgers never gave themselves a chance to compete and fell into tie for eighth place in the Big Ten with another road game ahead Monday at Iowa. → Read More

Wisconsin 82, Nebraska 68: Badgers take control by tightening screws on defense in second half

After staging a first-half clinic on how not to play defense, Greg Gard’s team handled its business appropriately as Wisconsin beat Nebraska, 82-68, Tuesday night at the Kohl Center. → Read More

Michigan State 67, UW 55: Ugly offense in the first half ultimately sinks Badgers

Badgers miss a chance to move into a first-place tie with Michigan State, thanks largely to an ugly offensive performance in the first half. → Read More

Wisconsin 56, Maryland 54: Brad Davison follows sensational defensive play with winning three for UW

Brad Davison made a sensational defensive play with 12.4 seconds left, then after a timeout, hit a three-pointer to lift Wisconsin to a 56-54 victory over No. 17 Maryland at the Kohl Center. → Read More

After sitting for most of the game at Penn State, UW's D'Mitrik Trice eager to face Maryland

UW's D'Mitrik Trice on sitting most of the Penn State game: "It was definitely a humbling and eye-opening experience for me, of what I need to be." → Read More