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Wisconsin Badgers guard Brad Davison shoots over Indiana Hoosiers guard Devonte Green in the first half of the Badgers' 71-61 win over the Hoosiers on Tuesday night at the Kohl Center in Madison.

The University of Wisconsin men's basketball team continued its decade-long dominance of Indiana with a 71-61 win over the Hoosiers on Tuesday night at the Kohl Center in Madison.  

UW has now won the last 16 games against Indiana at the Kohl Center, with the Hoosiers last winning in Madison in 1998, the Badgers' first year in the Kohl Center.

Entering play Tuesday, the Badgers had also won 18 of the previous 20 meetings between the teams dating back to January 2008. 

The Badgers' home winning streak against the Hoosiers is the second longest in school history, trailing only UW's 19 consecutive wins against Purdue from 1901-1922. 

UW hasn't always been so successful against Indiana. Tuesday's game was the 169th meeting between the teams, with the Hoosiers coming in with a 95-73 advantage, despite the Badgers' recent dominance.

Aaron Rodgers in the house

With the Green Bay Packers done for the season, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was in attendance Tuesday night at the Kohl Center to see the Badgers defeat the Hoosiers.

Rodgers missed seven starts after breaking his collarbone during a 23-10 loss to the Vikings in Minnesota on Oct. 15. 

Backup quarterback Brett Hundley went 3-5 while Rodgers was sidelined, including the loss to Minnesota. Despite his rocky performance, Hundley was able to keep the Packers in the playoff hunt until Rodgers was able to return on Dec. 17 against the Panthers in Carolina.

Rodgers was unable to salvage the Packers' season as Green Bay fell to Carolina 31-24, all but ending its playoff hopes.

Rodgers posed for a photo after the game with Badgers junior forward Ethan Happ, who had 28 points, nine rebounds and four assists in UW's win over Indiana. 

UW offense continues to roll

The Badgers entered Tuesday's game with a four-game winning streak, driven in part by a surging offense. 

Over the previous four games, the Badgers averaged 81.5 points per game, while shooting over 50 percent from the field in all four games.

The UW offense continued its efficient production against Indiana, shooting 48.9 percent from the field and 46.7 percent from 3-point range on way to a fifth straight victory. 


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