Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/16/11
MADISON, Wis. After carefully studying exactly what his role might be for Wisconsin's men's basketball team this year, freshman George Marshall opted to take a redshirt season on Wednesday."I just looked at this season and came to the conclusion that a fifth year in this program will be more beneficial than what is potentially a season with limited minutes," Marshall said in a release before Wisconsin's game against Colgate. "I asked myself if it was worth playing this season, when I could possibly be playing a lot of minutes as a fifth-year senior."Marshall, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound guard from Chicago, Ill., likely would have been the sixth guard option in the Badgers' rotation this season. Senior Jordan Taylor and sophomore Josh Gasser are starters in the backcourt, while sophomore Ben Brust already has nailed down the sixth man role.Senior Rob Wilson and freshman Traevon Jackson currently are battling for minutes as the team's fourth guard. Marshall did not play in Wisconsin's 85-...
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