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Dekker scores 18, No. 3 Wisconsin beat Chattanooga 89-45

  • Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, second from left, and Josh Gasser (21) pull a defensive rebound away from Chattanooga's Duke Ethridge, left, and Eric Robertson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

    Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, second from left, and Josh Gasser (21) pull a defensive rebound away from Chattanooga's Duke Ethridge, left, and Eric Robertson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)  (The Associated Press)

  • Wisconsin's Josh Gasser (21) gets a tipped ball away from Chattanooga's Tre' McLean during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

    Wisconsin's Josh Gasser (21) gets a tipped ball away from Chattanooga's Tre' McLean during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)  (The Associated Press)

  • Wisconsin's Vitto Brown, left, pulls a defensive rebound away from Chattanooga's Casey Jones during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

    Wisconsin's Vitto Brown, left, pulls a defensive rebound away from Chattanooga's Casey Jones during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)  (The Associated Press)

Sam Dekker scored 18 points and No. 3 Wisconsin started out fast Sunday in an 89-45 victory over Chattanooga.

Traevon Jackson finished with 16 for the Badgers (2-0). Nigel Hayes had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Frank Kaminsky had 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Ronrico White scored 15 points to lead the Mocs (1-1).

The Badgers hit 12 of their first 17 shots. They pushed the lead past 20 points less than halfway through the first half at 32-11 when Jackson scored on the fast break, and Kaminsky's two foul shots made it 52-21.