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Wisconsin men’s basketball: 3 quick takeaways vs Illinois

The Wisconsin Badgers lost to the Illinois Fighting Illini in a 66-63 loss on Saturday afternoon, losing their third consecutive game and the sixth of their last seven games.

With the loss to Illinois, the Badgers ended a strange week after losses to the Northwestern Wildcats and the Maryland Terrapins, and will look to regroup against Ohio State on the road next weekend.

Here are the quick takeaways from Wisconsin’s loss on Saturday.

Offensive execution

Wisconsin had a porous offensive performance in the first half, scoring just 16 points, which is the least of any Big 10 team in a half this season, on 6/33 shooting.