Wisconsin wins the Cancun Challenge and improves to 8-0 on the season after defeating West Virginia 70-63 at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.
Wisconsin's Sam Dekker finished with a career-high 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Ben Brust scored 16 points, Josh Gasser had 11, Frank Kaminsky had 10, and the Badgers made 16 of 17 free-throw attempts. Both teams scored 11 3-pointers and traded treys down the stretch.
With 15 assists, Wisconsin played team ball - four players scored in double digits - while West Virginia (5-2) was led by Eron Harris, with a game-high 27 points and a career-high seven 3-pointers, and Juwan Staten, with 18 points.
The Badgers become the second Big Ten team to win the Cancun Challenge (Illinois, 2010) and the third team ranked in the top-10 to win (No. 4 Kentucky, 2009; No. 10 Missouri, 2010).