Men’s basketball: UW’s student season tickets sell out in three-minute record time

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin set a record time for men’s basketball student season ticket sales after all 2,100 available sold out in three minutes early Thursday morning.Yet, for most students who are even the slightest bit familiar with UW basketball over the last few years, this kind of anticipation may not have come as a surprise.Men’s basketball: Badgers breaking recruiting trend, adding big-time talentBy the looks of the 2017-18 University of Wisconsin men’s basketball recruiting class, UW’s recruiting identity appears due for a Read…Wisconsin is returning 99.8 percent of the team’s scoring from last season, and the Badgers were ranked No. 8 in ESPN’s “Way-Too-Early Top-25” poll over the summer.Headlined by star forward Nigel Hayes’ decision to return for his senior season, the Badgers have high expectations for the upcoming season. Thursday morning’s sellout was a strong indication that the student body does too.Hayes: In ‘one-and-done’ era, Nigel Hayes’ return isn’t so simpleThere is no doubt Nigel Hayes’ decision to return for his senior season was one the best outcomes for the Read…Thursday morning’s frenzy was the twelfth time in the last 15 seasons that the Kohl Center’s student section has been completely sold out.UW’s 2016 men’s basketball season tips off Oct. 30 when the Badgers host UW-Platteville at the Kohl Center.last_img