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The Badgers hoisted the trophy after winning the Maui Invitational. UW beat Saint Mary's 61-55 in Wednesday's championship.
Johnny Davis and Tyler Wahl once again led a gutsy effort late to turn things around against the Gaels. Davis was named tournament MVP.
Members of the Wisconsin men’s basketball team, opposing coaches and TV commentators all heaped praise on the sophomore guard, who led the Badgers to the tournament title.
The Badgers will be joined by Butler, Brigham Young, Dayton, Kansas, NC State, Southern California and Tennessee in next year's tournament.
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