Wisconsin-South Carolina State basketball: Tip time, how to live stream online

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Wisconsin basketball plays South Carolina State in the season opener on Friday, Nov. 10. Find time and how to stream online information below. Wisconsin is unranked and picked to finish seventh in the Big Ten. Find game time, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below.

The Badgers return only one starter from last season in forward Ethan Happ. Wisconsin will look for several players to fill different roles, including freshman guard Brad Davison, who will be pivotal to the backcourt off the bench.

Wisconsin-South Carolina State basketball: Time, game information

Wisconsin plays South Carolina State at 6 p.m. CT on Friday, Nov. 10.

Time: 6 p.m. CT

Date: Friday, Nov. 10

Location: Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.

How can I watch the Wisconsin-South Carolina State basketball game online?

Wisconsin and South Carolina State will not be playing on TV. But fans can watch the game online. BTN Plus (Big Ten Network Plus) will have the live stream. The BTN Plus content is available on BTN2Go with a subscription to BTN Plus.

How can I listen to the Wisconsin-South Carolina State basketball game on the radio?

The Wisconsin-South Carolina State game is available online at WIBA/iHeart radio.

Wisconsin-South Carolina State basketball preview

Wisconsin has finished in the top four of the Big Ten regular season in each of the last 16 seasons. But many pundits believe that streak could come to an end this season. In a preseason vote of 28 media members who cover the conference, the Badgers were picked to finish seventh.

The Badgers’ team dynamic will change in 2017-18 now that Bronson Koenig, Nigel Hayes, Zak Showalter and Vitto Brown are gone. Those four stalwarts combined to play an astounding 547 college games with 349 starts. They accounted for 55.9 percent of the minutes played last season, 59.7 percent of the points, 41.5 percent of the rebounds and 54.6 percent of the assists. Hayes finished third in school history in scoring (1,857 points), and Koenig set the program’s career 3-point record (270).

Wisconsin’s only returning starter is forward Ethan Happ, who averaged 14.0 points and 9.0 rebounds last season and earned first-team All-Big Ten honors. Happ flourished as a redshirt sophomore, but he also had enough talent around him to not feel pressured into being the best player on the floor every game.

D’Mitrik Trice will assume the starting point guard role previously occupied by Koenig. Trice averaged 5.6 points per game last season, while forward Khalil Iverson averaged 3.9 points. No other returning player averaged more than 2.2 points per game. Included in that group are forward Charlie Thomas (2.2 points), Brevin Pritzl (1.9), Andy Van Vliet (1.3) and Alex Illikainen (1.3).

Those four returning players, along with redshirt freshman Aleem Ford, will be vying for playing time. And each of them will have to demonstrate marked improvement to excel through the grind of a Big Ten campaign.

Wisconsin defeated Northern Iowa 69-38 in an exhibition game Wednesday night and showed that it has several offensive weapons available outside of Happ. Freshman guard Kobe King scored a team-high 15 points, Happ added 9 points and Iverson 9 points. Eight different players made at least one 3-pointer for the Badgers, who connected on 10 of 24 long-range tries overall.

King and Davison are freshmen guards who will see plenty of playing time off the bench. Wisconsin’s bigger questions could come in the frontcourt. Van Vliet earned a start against Northern Iowa but scored only 2 points in 15 minutes. Ford showcased a nice outside touch by drilling two 3-pointers. Freshman center Nate Reuvers scored 6 points late in the game, and Thomas finished with 5 points.

During Wisconsin’s 85-56 exhibition victory against UW-Stout on Sunday night, King again led the team in scoring with 17 points. Davison added 13 points, while Iverson and Van Vliet scored 11 points apiece.

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