• COLTEN BARTHOLOMEW cbartholomew@madison.com

“He’ll do anything for (his teammates),” Chryst says of UW's leading receiver. "He’s got a spirit about him. He’s got an infectious personality. He will find the good in people. When you get on the field, he loves playing the game and appreciates that opportunity to play the game and I think that’s infectious.”

Trayce Jackson-Davis (above), a McDonald’s All-American, leads the Hoosiers with 9.4 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game. … Indiana is averaging over 30 free throw attempts per game. Jackson-Davis already has attempted 60. … Sophomore guard Rob Phinisee (9.0 ppg) has appeared in only four games this season due to injuries. … The Hoosiers are top 20 nationally in offensive rebounding percentage. Jackson-Davis and Justin Smith have combined for 49 offensive boards.

No.   Name     Ht.    Year   PPG   11 Devonte Green   6-3 Sr. 15.8 23 Damezi Anderson (above)  6-7 So. 5.6 25 Race Thompson  6-8 So. 4.6 21 Jerome Hunter  6-7 Fr. 4.6 20 De'Ron Davis 6-10 Sr. 1.7 

No.    Name      Ht.    Year   PPG  4 Trayce Jackson-Davis  6-9 Fr. 15.5 3 Justin Smith 6-7 Jr. 14.3 50 Joey Brunk 6-11 Jr. 7.9 1 Aljami Durham (above)  6-4 Jr. 12.6 2 Armaan Franklin  6-4 Fr. 5.0 

UW has beaten Indiana at home 16 consecutive times. The Hoosiers’ only win at the Kohl Center was a 69-59 decision on Jan. 25, 1998, the same month the building opened. … North Carolina State averaged 1.17 points per possession, the most by a UW opponent this season and only the second time an opponent has reached 1.0 against the Badgers. … Tyler Wahl (above) finished with a career-high eight rebounds vs. the Wolfpack.

No.   Name   Ht.  Year  PPG  1 Brevin Pritzl (above)  6-3 Sr. 7.3 5 Tyler Wahl  6-7 Fr. 3.1 12 Trevor Anderson  6-2 Jr. 1.0 

No.   Name    Ht.   Year   PPG   2 Aleem Ford   6-8 Jr. 10.1 23 Kobe King (above)  6-4 So. 10.4 35 Nate Reuvers   6-11 Jr. 14.9 0 D'Mitrik Trice    6-0 Jr. 8.4 34 Brad Davison   6-4 Jr. 11.0 

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