Amazingly we are just 5 days away from the start of the Badgers basketball season and tomorrow night is the exhibition game. All this means we are just Ryan Evans from things getting going and his play could be a key indicator of the season Wisconsin is about to have. He certainly was a key cog in last season's Sweet 16 run.
Evans was 2nd on the team last year in minutes played per game averaging 30.5 minutes a game. He was only behind Jordan Taylor's 36.0 minutes per game average. Those two were the only ones to average over 30 minutes played a game last season as well. Could Evans play even more minutes this season?
Last season Evans upped his rebounding to levels he's never seen in his career, averaging 6.75 rebounds a game compared to his previous high of 3.03 rebounds a game in his redshirt freshman season.
Evans is the 3rd leading returner in assists with 58. He was topped by returning guard Josh Gasser (67), and fellow forward...