UW MBB: Badgers ‘grew up’ in second-half rally

BY MIKE LUCAS

UWBadgers.com Senior Writer

MADISON, Wis. —  Mike Lucas had a front-row seat for Wisconsin's 71-60 victory against No. 23 Maryland at the Kohl Center Sunday. Here is what he saw from courtside.

OH, WOW, I'M HERE MAKING AN IMPACT

As excited as Brevin Pritzl was to see the lane open up in the paint against Maryland — which led to a dive to the rim, a feed from Ethan Happ and a dunk-and-one — the De Pere, Wisconsin native was almost more excited about getting his picture taken with Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson after Sunday's 71-60 win at the Kohl Center. Nelson, an all-state basketball player in high school (Riley, Kansas), even complimented him on the flush, almost leaving Pritzl speechless. "I was nervous," he admitted.

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