Wisconsin tops Wisconsin-Milwaukee 68-58

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MADISON, Wis. (AP)—Jon Leuer scored 25 points to lead Wisconsin in a 68-58 win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee Wednesday night.

The Badgers (9-2) used a 19-8 run to close the first half, putting them up 41-29. Wisconsin then spent the second half holding the Panthers (8-5) at bay.

The Badgers built their lead as high as 16 in the early part of the second half before UW-Milwaukee was able to cut it back to 10 with just less than 6 minutes left. But the Panthers could pull no closer, and a quick Wisconsin flurry ended any hopes of a comeback.

Keaton Nankivil and Jordan Taylor scored 14 points for the Badgers.

Ricky Franklin led UW-Milwaukee with 13 points.

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 Wis. Milwaukee
Ricky Franklin Ricky Franklin
5-14,  13 Pts
6 Rebs, 6 Assists
Jon Leuer Jon Leuer
11-14,  25 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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