Originally written October 27, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. University of Wisconsin junior guard Josh Gasser suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during practice Saturday and will miss the entire 2012-13 season, the UW sports medicine staff announced. Gasser, who played in each of his first two seasons at Wisconsin, will use his redshirt season in 2012-13. He will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan told reporters Thursday during Big Ten media day that Gasser would be the teams starting point guard this season, replacing graduated senior Jordan Taylor. Badgers redshirt freshman George Marshall is the most likely candidate to fill in at point guard in Gassers absence. Sophomore Traevon Jackson also could see his minutes expand this season.Gasser has started 66 games for the Badgers, averaging 6.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. Last season as a sophomore, he averaged 34.1 minutes and 7.6 points per game while shooting 45.2 percent from 3-point range.Wisconsin opened the season ranked No. 23...
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