MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Aleem Ford led a barrage from the 3-point line, Nate Reuvers was dominant in the paint, and Wisconsin shook off a slow start to beat Rider 65-37.
Reuvers led the Badgers with 15 points, while Ford scored 14, hitting 4-of-6 from 3-point range. Overall, the Badgers shot 13-of-31 from 3 with Brad Davison and Brevin Pritzl each hitting three on their way to 11 points apiece.
The teams combined to shoot 2-for-22 over the first seven minutes of the game. Wisconsin eventually found its shooting touch, Rider did not.