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Eying the Alma Mater

Not only will fourth-seed Wisconsin have only three full days to prepare for 13th-seed Montana in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the Badgers will have to overcome the knowledge of assistant coach and former UW guard Freddie Owens, who knows a thing or two about hitting big postseason shots.

MADISON - Like any competitor, Sharif Chambliss was tired of losing. Having gone 7-21 his sophomore and junior season at Penn State, including a combined 5-28 in the Big Ten, Chambliss was ready to leave Happy Valley and the Racine-native was drawn to the University of Wisconsin. Freddie Owens was about to be a senior on that 2003-04 Badgers team and was about to go against Chambliss every day...

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