Found October 22, 2012 on Madtown Badgers:
Our countdown to Wisconsin Hoops continues today as we're less then 3 weeks away from opening night against Southeastern Louisiana. Today we'll look at #21, junior shooting guard Josh Gasser.  *4.0 Gasser averaged 4 assists a game per season, ranking second behind Jordan Taylor. Gasser had a 1.6 assist to turnover ratio, also behind Jordan Taylor (the most efficient player in NCAA history). With Taylor's departure, Gasser will have to step up as a play maker and distributor on this team. He'll be a #1 option for them in many situations. *45.2 Gasser shot 45.2% from behind the arc last year, going 42-93 on three pointers. While Gasser isn't known as a sharpshooter, his ability to knock down open threes could really help add more stress to defenses who already have to account for a number of weapons on the Badger offense. more after the jump... *21 In his first game ever as a Wisconsin Badger in 2010, Freshman Josh Gasser had 21 p...

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Coming into a new season many look from the outside in to the Badgers program and assume everything must go through the senior trio of Ryan Evans, Mike Bruesewitz and Jared Berggren, but you know what they say about assuming, right? Instead this team enters the first week of organized fall practice searching for it's own identity. At least that's what head coach Bo Ryan thinks...

Highly touted Kerdiles to stay at Wisconsin

Originally posted at the Hockey Writers Combine The University of Wisconsin Badgers fan base got some great news today, as they found out that their highly touted incoming freshman forward Nic Kerdiles will be staying at the University of Wisconsin and will not be bolting for the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League, who own his rights. If Kerdiles had decided...

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