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Pospisilova hits 1K career points; Badgers down Valpo 59-44

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MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin women’s basketball team (7-14, 2-7 B1G) beat Valparaiso in a non-conference battle, 59-44, on Wednesday night at the Kohl Center. Julie Pospisilova highlighted the night as she reached 1,000 career points. 

Pospisilova became the 28th Badger in program history to reach 1,000 career points. She is also the first player born outside the U.S. in program history to reach the 1K milestone. She finished the night with 10 points, seven rebounds and a season-high four steals. 

Serah Williams led the Badgers in scoring, as she finished with 18 points, grabbed five rebounds and tied her career high with four blocks. Brooke Schramek added nine points and five rebounds. 

Sania Copeland scored a career-high nine points, going 3-for-6 from the field, including 2-for-5 from behind the arc. 

Valpo started out the game on a 12-0 run after the Badgers scored the first bucket of the game. The Badgers followed that up with a 20-0 run started by Schramek. The next trip down the court, Pospisilova kept the run going and hit a three from the top of the arc to score her 1,000th career point. The Badgers never trailed again.

Valpo put together a run of their own, to trail by two, heading into halftime, 24-22. 

Williams started out the second half on her own personal 6-0 run, to put the Badgers ahead, 30-22.

The Badgers outscored Valpo, 35-22 in the second half and held them to 31.3…

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