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No. 3 Wisconsin cruises past Green Bay

Nov 20, 2014 - 5:49 AM Madison, WI ( - Frank Kaminsky had 20 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks as No. 3 Wisconsin rolled to an 84-60 win over Green Bay on Wednesday night.

Nigel Hayes posted 25 points and 11 boards, while Sam Dekker netted 19 points for the Badgers (3-0), who have won their first three games by a combined 99 points.

Keifer Sykes led the Horizon League's Phoenix (1-1) with 20 points.

After Sykes' layup pulled Green Bay within 26-24 with 5:57 to go in the first half, the Badgers went on a 12-3 run to seize control, with Hayes capping it with two free throws for a 38-27 advantage.

Kenneth Lowe's layup at the first half horn pulled the Phoenix within 38-29.

"Well, Green Bay is a really good team, make no mistake about that," said Kaminsky. "They are a very athletic team, I would say more athletic than us."

An elongated 27-13 Wisconsin run put the game away in the final 20 minutes. Kaminsky's layup made it 67-43 midway through the frame and the hosts cruised the rest of the way, leading by as many as 27.

Game Notes

Wisconsin outrebounded Green Bay 46-31 ... The Badgers shot 51.9 percent from the floor (27-of-52), while the Phoenix finished at 35.4 percent from the field (23-of-65) ... Green Bay was 2-of-12 from beyond the arc.