Wisconsin hosts big recruiting weekend; Brad Davison had social media buzzing

Wisconsin football and basketball are always the main topics in Bucky’s Breakfast, Land of 10’s daily Badgers notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Badgers sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Wisconsin football, recruiting, basketball and more.

Recruits on campus

It was a big recruiting weekend for Wisconsin football. Top commits in the 2019 class such as quarterback Graham Mertz, running Julius Davis and offensive lineman Joe Tippmann visited, as did an important 2020 target in offensive lineman Trey Wedig.

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Wisconsin falls to Michigan State

Wisconsin basketball got a career-high 30 points from Brad Davison, but it wasn’t enough in a 68-63 loss to No. 2 Michigan State on Sunday. Despite the outcome, Davison’s effort, while dealing with a left shoulder that had to be popped back into place during the game, had the internet buzzing.

Senior day

Most expect Wisconsin to return its entire rotation next season, but the Badgers did honor three players on senior day prior to their game with Michigan State. Fifth-year senior Aaron Moesch played his final game at the Kohl Center, as did fourth-year juniors Matt Ferris and T.J. Schlundt.

Super Bowl champs honored

Former Badgers Chris Maragos and Beau Allen, members of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, were recognized by Wisconsin during Sunday’s basketball game.

Wisconsin breakout candidates

With spring practice a little more than two weeks away, Jesse Temple has a look at five players who could have breakout years for the Badgers.

Badgers OL looking for more success

As told by Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune, the three Wisconsin offensive linemen that passed on the riches of the NFL draft to return for another year in Madison are hungry for success.

Former Wisconsin coach rips NCAA

Stan Van Gundy has rarely held back his opinions on hot button topics, and the former Wisconsin coach was at it again this weekend. Van Gundy, now the coach of the Detroit Pistons, ripped the NCAA for its latest scandal and called the one-and-done rule “racist.”

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