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Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Badger men are 16-0 after defeat of Illini; Bart Starr is 80…

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Wisconsin is 16-0 for the first time in school history after pounding Illinois 95-70 Wednesday night in Madison.

The fourth-ranked Badgers pulled away early with a 20-0 run in the first half. They were up by 25 at the break and cruised from there.

Wisconsin shot 56 percent and its defense held the 23rd-ranked Illini to just 32 percent. The Badgers committed only four turnovers. They lead the nation with just 8.5 mistakes per game.

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