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Wisconsin Twitter reacts to Kansas’ resounding victory over the Badgers | Wisconsin

The Badgers fought and fought and fought some more Thursday morning in the Bahamas. Wisconsin overcame a 15-point lead from Kansas in the second half to take a three-point lead over the nation No. 3 with less than a minute left.

A three-pointer from Kevin McCullar Jr. leveled the game and forced overtime, and it was an acrobatic layup by Bobby Pettiford Jr. with 0.2 points remaining that finally made the difference. Kansas walked away with a 69-68 win, but Wisconsin looked like a team capable of much more than predicted ninth place in the Big Ten.

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Freshman guard Connor Essegian was another offensive lift, Tyler Wahl led by 23 points, and the Badger defense unsurprisingly looked strong. This is how Wisconsin Twitter reacted to the dramatic loss: