The Badgers’ defensive line proved to be capable of absorbing Williams’ injury earlier in the year, and will need to do so again with three pivotal Big Ten Conference West Division games on the slate to close the regular season.
Not counting empty-net goals, the Badgers have been outscored 10-1 in the final period of the last six games, a stretch in which they're 2-4.
The Badgers will host Milwaukee in a first-round game at McClimon Field.
They visit No. 5 Minnesota on Thursday in a battle for first place in the Big Ten.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid had 21 points as North Dakota State beat Cal Poly 74-67 on Monday.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Back when Bruce Weber was an up-and-coming assistant on Gene Keady's staff at Purdue, the coach would spend countless hours on planes and behind the wheel to catch as many high school basketball games as possible.
Kentucky is back in a familiar position under John Calipari: No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll.
At his weekly press conference University of Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst gave his thoughts on the Badgers' win over Iowa and looked ahead to the next contest on the road at Nebraska.
Northern Kentucky (1-1) vs. Coastal Carolina (1-1)
UNLV (1-1) vs. Cal (1-0)
Wiley vs. Louisiana Tech (1-0)
Pacific (OR) vs. Seattle (1-2)
Valparaiso (1-1) vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (1-1)
Oklahoma (2-0) vs. Oregon State (2-0)
Delaware State (0-1) vs. Manhattan (0-0)
Rice (2-1) vs. Northwestern State (1-1)
Pittsburgh (1-1) vs. Robert Morris (0-2)
Fresno State (1-1) vs. San Diego (0-2)
Wright State (2-0) vs. Tennessee Tech (1-1)
The Citadel (0-1) vs. Georgia (1-0)
Texas-Arlington (2-0) vs. Nevada (1-1)
Texas Lutheran vs. Incarnate Word (0-2)
Oral Roberts (1-1) vs. Tulsa (1-1)
Northeastern (2-0) vs. UMass (2-0)