Evans, Taylor lead Wisconsin past Montana 73-49
Rob Evans scored 18 points and Jordan Taylor added 17 points and
six assists for Wisconsin, which ended Montana’s school record
14-game winning streak with a 73-49 win over the Grizzlies on
The fourth-seeded Badgers (25-9) improved to 10-1 in their NCAA
tournament openers under Bo Ryan, the winningest coach in the
Wisconsin will face the Vanderbilt-Harvard winner in the next
round of the East Regional on Saturday at the Pit.
Art Steward’s 18 points led the Grizzles (25-7), who were
familiar with the Badgers’ style because one of their assistants,
Freddie Owens, played at Wisconsin from 2001-04. His inside
information couldn’t help the Grizzlies pull off the upset.