Dekker helps Badgers pull out of slump
CHAMPAIGN, ILL - Sam Dekker had called Wisconsin's losing streak 'unacceptable'. Tuesday night, Dekker did part to end the skid.
Dekker and Ben Brust scored 16 points each as the Badgers (18-5, 5-5 Big Ten) beat Illinois 75-63 in Champaign. Traevon Jackson added 14 for Wisconsin, who had lost five of their previous six coming into Tuesday night's game.
The Badgers shot 48% from the floor, and 44% from three point range, in the win.
Wisconsin hosts Michigan State Sunday on CBS 58.