Stayin' alive

Indianapolis (AP)- Avyanna Young scored 20 points and No. 11 seed Wisconsin took advantage of a 13-point first half for Rutgers, beating the 14th-seeded Scarlet Knights 61-55 in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.

Marsha Howard added 12 points for the Badgers (9-12), who play No. 6 seed Michigan State in the second round.

Rutgers made only 3 of 28 shots in the first half, missing all eight of its 3-point tries, in falling behind 27-13.

Wisconsin took its largest lead of 21 points in the third quarter and was up 12 when the period ended.