If you liked the look of last year’s Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition.
Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game.
The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt.
Michigan State led 57-46 after going on a 17-5 run midway through the second half, only to have Wisconsin come back.
Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Frank Kaminsky added 16 points and 12 rebounds and No. 6 Wisconsin beat Michigan 71-60 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals Friday.
Wisconsin wasn’t about to let up after clinching at least a tie for the Big Ten title last weekend.
It might be a two-man game when it comes to the race for player of the year.
No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday over Michigan State.
The 11-point halftime lead was long gone, and Maryland suddenly was tied with a surging Wisconsin team that hadn’t lost in more than six weeks.
Frank Kaminsky started hot for Wisconsin, then Bronson Koenig and Nigel Hayes finished off Illinois.