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UPDATE: Only on WKOW: Bruesewitz loses locks


Wisconsin basketball player Mike Bruesewitz shaved off his famous red hair to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  27 News is proud to report he has surpassed his fundraising goal of $3,100.

As of Thursday night, Bruesewitz has raised $3,424.  

You can still donate to team Bruesewitz and help make a difference in the thousands of lives affected by MS, just click here.


Mike Bruesewitz lost a lot of hair Wednesday morning on Wake Up Wisconsin, as teammate Jon Leuer shaved Bruesewitz's trademark red, curly locks.

The sophomore UW basketball player explained why he is trying to raise awareness of the fight against multiple sclerosis. He is also teaming with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to try and raise $3,100, to reflect his jersey number, 31.

You can donate to team Bruesewitz at

Check out the video clips of Mike's hair coming off throughout this morning's newscast. Also check out our photo album on Wake Up Wisconsin's Facebook page!

Watch the UW Athletic Department's YouTube video below.

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