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Wisconsin devastates American 75-35 in NCAA opener

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Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky blocks a shot by American guard Jesse Reed (14) during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA tournament on Thursday in Milwaukee.

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MILWAUKEE — A sea of fans wearing Wisconsin red roared after every stop and every score, growing more exuberant as the Badgers’ NCAA opener became a historic rout.
Playing the first two tournament games close to home was a goal all year, and Wisconsin players fed off the energy to extinguish any upset hopes of 15th-seeded American.
Ben Brust scored 17 points and the No. 2 seed devastated the Eagles with a 22-5 run to close the first half in a 75-35 victory Thursday in Milwaukee, barely 90 minutes from their campus in Madison.
No. 2 seed Wisconsin (27-7) recovered from ...


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