Wisconsin beats Northwestern 63-48, now tied for first in Big Ten

A hot first half helped No. 24 Wisconsin beat Northwestern in the Kohl Center 63-48 on Wednesday’s Senior Night.

The Badgers built a 16-point lead in the first 12 minutes and didn’t look back. Nate Reuvers led the team with 11 points, while Micah Potter, Brad Davison, Aleem Ford, and the senior Brevin Pritzl each added nine points.

The Badgers are now tied with Maryland and Michigan State for first place in the conference.

Wisconsin finishes up the regular season Saturday at 11 a.m. against Indiana.