Found November 10, 2011 on The Sports Bank:
        The recent success of Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers is starting to make a difference on the recruiting front as the state’s best players are beginning to stay put. On Wednesday, the 18th ranked prospect in the nation, Sam Dekker, decided to sign his National Letter of Intent to play at Wisconsin starting in 2012. Currently a senior at Luthern High School in Sheboygan, WI, Dekker averaged 28.8 points, 10.4 rebounds and four assists during his junior season. “We’re obviously very excited to have Sam join our program. He brings the entire package to Wisconsin,” Ryan said. “Sam possesses all of the first-class intangibles that you want in someone representing your program on the court, in the classroom and in the community.” Dekker projects to play at the small forward position and is a nominee to play for the 2012 McDonald’s All-American Team. He was also the WBCA 2011 Division 5 Player of the Year and a member of the AP All-State Second Team. Coach Ryan had a lot more to ...


Once again, I see no way Wisconsin can finish in the upper division of the Big 10 this year.  Now I fully admit I think this same thing pretty much every year and pretty much every year they prove me wrong, but I'm just not seeing this year. Obviously everything about the Badgers this year begins and ends with Jordan Taylor, who is not doubt a supreme talent and had a statistically...

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