Latest Wisconsin News

The Latest: Joe Harris tops Stephen Curry for 3-point title

Feb. 16, 2019 10:33 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo is the NBA's slam dunk champion. Going over Shaquille O'Neal in the first round, then getting a boost from rapper Quavo in the finale, Diallo soared to the crown by topping New York's...

Brechting scores 21 to carry Oakland past Milwaukee 89-73

Feb. 16, 2019 9:37 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brad Brechting had 21 points as Oakland got past Milwaukee 89-73 on Saturday night. Brechting shot 9 for 12 from the floor. He added four blocks. Tray Maddox Jr. had 17 points for Oakland (12-16, 8-7 Horizon League). Karmari Newman added 17 points. Xavier Hill-Mais had 15 points and 11...

McCloud carries Green Bay over Detroit 82-73

Feb. 16, 2019 3:33 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud scored a career-high 26 points as Green Bay beat Detroit 82-73 on Saturday. Sandy Cohen III added 23 points for the Phoenix. Cohen III had 14 rebounds for the Phoenix. He also had nine turnovers but only eight assists. Tank Hemphill had 10 points and 11 rebounds for...

O'Rourke stops in Milwaukee, Madison in first Midwest swing

Feb. 15, 2019 8:22 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Beto O'Rourke said Friday during a visit to Wisconsin that before deciding whether he will join the increasingly crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020, he wants to meet with voters in the "most honest, raw, real way possible." The former Texas congressman met with...

Illinois Democrats ask Evers to review Foxconn plant impact

Feb. 15, 2019 1:56 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin's new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build near the states' border, saying they are concerned it could exacerbate flooding in Chicago's...

Wisconsin women beat MSU; snap 32-game skid vs. ranked teams

Feb. 14, 2019 11:07 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marsha Howard scored 28 points and Kelly Karlis had her second double-double of the season to help Wisconsin beat No. 24 Michigan State 79-62 Thursday night for the Badgers' first win over a ranked opponent in six years. Wisconsin snapped a 32-game skid against ranked teams dating to a...

Davis carries Detroit past Milwaukee 90-84

Feb. 14, 2019 10:59 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Antoine Davis had 27 points as Detroit topped Milwaukee 90-84 on Thursday night. Josh McFolley added 22 points for the Titans. Harrison Curry had 15 points for Detroit (10-16, 7-7 Horizon League), which broke its four-game road losing streak. Derrien King added 12 points. DeAndre Abram had...

Hemphill carries Green Bay over Oakland 66-54

Feb. 14, 2019 10:51 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Tank Hemphill tallied 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Green Bay to a 66-54 win over Oakland on Thursday night. Kam Hankerson had 13 points and six rebounds for Green Bay (13-13, 7-6 Horizon League). Sandy Cohen III added 10 points and five steals. JayQuan McCloud, the Phoenix's...

Beto O'Rourke planning stops in 2020 battleground Midwest

Feb. 14, 2019 5:49 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is coming to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus Friday for a meet and greet with students and faculty, a closely guarded event that will be the former Texas congressman's first visit to a key state in the...

Wisconsin high school sorry for apparent blackface display

Feb. 14, 2019 4:47 PM EST

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he was wearing blackface. The player was Nicolet High School star Jalen Johnson. Johnson, who is black, is...