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Wisconsin finds the right middle ground to beat Baylor, 69-52
Wisconsin finds the right middle ground to beat Baylor, 69-52

There wasn’t anything too complicated about Wisconsin’s game plan. The Badgers wanted to pound straight ahead — a basketball version of blunt-force trauma — softening Baylor’s normally stingy defense from the inside out. “They left the middle of the zone open a little bit,” forward Frank Kaminsky said. “We just kind of hammered.” NCAA Tournament Bracket And it worked. Points in the paint translated into an early lead, which let second-seeded Wisconsin remain patient and efficient on the way to a 69-52 victory in this West Regional semifinal at Honda Center on Thursday night. “Defensively, we broke down a lot,...

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