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Wilkinson's 18 lead the Badgers

12/13/2003

MADISON, Wisconsin (Ticker) -- Mike Wilkinson scored 18 points
and Alando Tucker had seven points in a key run to start the
second half as 19th-ranked Wisconsin defeated
Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 89-71.

Zach Morley and Devin Harris each scored 13 points for the
Badgers (6-1), who extended their home winning streak to 18
games.

Tucker, playing just his second game of the season after being
sidelined with a broken right foot, scored seven points in a
15-6 run that started the second half and gave the Badgers a
58-40 lead.

Wilkinson and Freddie Owens started the spurt with 3-pointers
and Tucker later followed with a pair of jumpers and capped the
rally with a 3-point play.

Dylan Page scored 16 points for the Panthers (4-3), who lost to
their in-state rival for the 11th straight time and dropped to
1-20 in the series.