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Badgers drop Wisconsin, 78-63

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin is perfect at home for the third time in 10 seasons under Bo Ryan.

Jon Leuer scored 26 points as No. 12 Wisconsin beat Northwestern 78-63 in its regular-season home finale Sunday night, securing a perfect 16-0 record at the Kohl Center this season.

Jordan Taylor scored 16 points and Keaton Nankivil added 15 for Wisconsin (22-6, 12-4 Big Ten), which has won seven of its last eight overall.

Michael Thompson scored 19 and Davide Curletti added 18 for Northwestern (16-12, 6-11), which has lost two straight and four of its last six.

The Badgers finish the regular season with a pair of road games, at Indiana on Thursday and at Ohio State on Sunday.

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