Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 10/4/12
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MADISON, Wis. Members of Wisconsin's men's basketball team were contemplating the possibilities of presidential grandeur in the locker room Thursday morning. More specifically, their discussion hovered around one central question that they couldn't stop pondering.Would President Barack Obama actually play a game of pickup hoops with the team?Two days earlier, Badgers forward Zach Bohannon had launched an aggressive Twitter campaign directed at Obama and his handlers to make such a moment happen. Obama, an avid basketball fan, would be in town Thursday afternoon to give a speech on campus.Wisconsin guard George Marshall hadn't paid much attention to Bohannon's Twitter pleas, which gained national media attention, until talk surfaced in the locker room following Thursday's early morning weight lifting session. Only then did Marshall realize he might have a substantial connection.So, Marshall called in the favor of all favors. Marshall, a Chicago native, sent a text message to his dad...
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