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Badgers end losing skid by topping Illinois

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The Badgers men's basketball team ended a losing streak by continuing a win streak against Illinois. Wisconsin beat Illinois 78-69 to end a five-game skid. The Badgers have now beaten the Illini 13 straight times.

Ethan Happ again carried the load for Wisconsin. He scored 27 points and notched eight assists. Brevin Pritzl added 15 points off the bench. Freshman Brad Davison scored 14.

Illinois hung around throughout the game thanks to 32 points from Trent Frazier.

Wisconsin improves to 11-15 overall, 4-9 in Big Ten play. Illinois falls to 12-1, 2-10 in the Big Ten.

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