Nigel Hayes scored 21 points, Ethan Happ had 20 points and No. 11 Wisconsin beat No. 23 Maryland, 71-60, in a foul-filled game Sunday at Madison, Wis. The Badgers (22-5, 11-3 Big Ten Conference) overcame 27 points from guard Melo Trimble to stay in a tie with Purdue atop the conference. Wisconsin,
Wisconsin.will start D'Mitrik Trice today at the point against Maryland in a Big Ten showdown in Madison. Bronson Koenig's status for today is still uncertain. He missed the loss at Michigan due to a lower leg strain.
Update from Wisconsin in advance of Sunday's Big Ten showdown with Maryland: Bronson Koenig practiced today. So his status will be day-to-day for the game. He sat out the loss at Michigan with a lower leg strain, the first time he has missed a game due to injury in his career.