Wisconsin called better football program than Notre Dame, basketball leads Big Ten in attendance and more

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It is Wednesday, Aug. 9, and this is what’s for breakfast.

Wisconsin better than Notre Dame?

Fox Sports’ Colin Cowherd makes a living with his outlandish statements, and his latest Tuesday, that Wisconsin is now a better football program than Notre Dame, is sure to raise the ire of those who cheer for the Fighting Irish.

Wisconsin is No. 1

The Badgers led the Big Ten in basketball attendance during the 2016-’17 season and finished sixth in the country.

Jack Cichy dinged up at practice

Wisconsin got a bit of a scare at practice on Tuesday night when senior linebacker Jack Cichy went down with a knee injury.

Search is on for Badgers basketball

When Wisconsin lost out on 4-star power forward Joey Hauser, the search for a big man in the Class of 2018 kicked into overdrive. Jesse Temple tackles that and more in his latest recruiting notebook.

Wisconsin ranks high for Elijah Collins

It’s unclear if Wisconsin even has another scholarship available in the Class of 2018, but that didn’t stop 3-star running back Elijah Collins from listing the Badgers among his top 6 schools.

Michael Deiter making the transition

After starting all 27 games the last two seasons between center and left guard, junior Michael Deiter is battling through the growing pains that have come with his move to left tackle, writes Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Tyler Biadasz ready for his close-up

He was recruited to play defense, but redshirt freshman Tyler Biadasz is now poised to be the starting center for the Badgers in 2017, and he’s ready for that big opportunity, per Mike Lucas of UWBadgers.com.

Meet Bradrick Shaw

Sophomore Bradrick Shaw is in line to get a lot of carries this fall for Wisconsin. The team gave fans a better look at the Alabama native.

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