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Badgers use huge second half to get past Boston College 65-55

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Jon Leuer scored 18 points and Wisconsin used a huge second-half run to rebound from a lackluster performance and beat Boston College 65-55 on Friday in the second round of the Old Spice Classic.

Josh Gasser had a pair of fastbreak lay-ups and Jordan Taylor hit a spinning jumper in the lane during a 26-2 run that gave Wisconsin a 54-36 lead with 7 1/2 minutes left. The Badgers had trailed 34-28 three minutes into the second half.

Taylor finished with 14 points for the Badgers (4-1), who were coming off a 50-35 win over Manhattan in Thursday's opening round, in which the Badgers led just 17-10 at the half.

The lowest combined points in a first half since the shot clock began in 1986 is 18 in a game between Savannah State and North Carolina Central on Jan. 20 of this year, according to STATS LLC.

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