Wisconsin fires women's basketball coach Jonathan Tsipis

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has fired women’s basketball coach Jonathan Tsipis following a first-round loss in the Big Ten Tournament. Tsipis went 50-99 overall ad 16-74 in Big Ten competition during his five seasons at Wisconsin.

The Badgers went 5-19 overall and 2-18 in the Big Ten this season. Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez announced the coaching change Tuesday night.

The Badgers had lost 67-42 to Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament earlier that day.

Wisconsin hasn’t produced a winning season since 2010-11 and hasn’t reached the NCAA Tournament since 2010.

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