SPORTS NEWS

Thomas scorching from deep

AMES, Iowa - Matt Thomas hit a career best four 3-pointers Monday night.

The freshman helped 18th-ranked Iowa State to a 99-70 win over Auburn at the Hilton Coliseum.

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Bo gets 300, Badgers 9-0

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - It was a historical night in an ugly game for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team Wednesday.

Bo Ryan earned win No. 300 over former Wisconsin coach Dick Bennett's son, Tony, and the No. 8 Badgers improved to 9-0 – its best start in 20 years.

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Badgers hold off St. Louis

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico - Traevon Jackson had 16 and Frank Kaminsky scored 12 in leading the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team to a 63-57 win Tuesday.

The Badgers play again at 8:30 p.m. tonight against West Virginia in the Cancun Challenge.

Freshman Bronson Koenig, a La Crosse native, played just 9 minutes, going 1-for-1 from beyond the arc. Jackson, the starting point guard, played 36 minutes.

Wisconsin (7-0), ranked 10th in the country, was up 31-23 at halftime and shot 47 percent from the field. Saint Louis (5-1) shot just 33 percent.

The Badgers were up as many as 12 in the second half and as little as 5 with 1:42 remaining.