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SAM DEKKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sam Dekker's mom hilariously trolls him about not graduating

Sam Dekker’s a millionaire. He’s in the NBA, living a life most dream about and will likely be set up for the rest of his life.  The former Wisconsin star forward isn’t a college graduate, though. He chose to leave the Badgers’ program early.  His mother apparently likes to remind him of the fact that he doesn’t have a degree.  thanks ma pic.twitter.com/p8BIOg5Lwn...
Via College Spun
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon gives Sam Dekker advice before games

Wisconsin has already knocked off undefeated Kentucky and is one victory away from the program’s first national championship since 1941. The Badgers take on Duke in tonight’s title game, and junior forward Sam Dekker is a major reason they have gotten this far.  Dekker is averaging 20.6 points and 5.0 rebounds per game during the NCAA Tournament, while shooting over 50 percent...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Sam Dekker Trolls Big 10 Haters After Michigan State Beats Louisville

Most college basketball analysts have said that they thought the Big 10 had a bit of a down year this season, and that the big two conferences were the Big 12 and ACC. However, after three of four Elite Eight games were in the books two of the Final Four teams were from schools from the Big 10, Wisconsin and Michigan State.It's proof that analysts don't always know what they are...
Via FatManWriting
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker calls out analysts for criticizing Big Ten

This college basketball season, most analysts agreed that the Big Ten, overall, was a bit down. The Big 12 and the ACC, whether right or wrong, were generally accepted as the top two leagues in the country. Well, Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, after watching Michigan State take down Louisville to reach this year’s Final Four, decided to drop a rather sarcastic line about the popular...
Via College Spun
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker's hot shooting sends Wisconsin to Final Four

Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker put on one of the most impressive performances in Elite Eight history Saturday night, pouring in 27 points on 8-of-11 shooting – including five 3-pointers. The final dagger, which came with the Badgers holding an 81-76 lead with 20 seconds to go, even got Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers off of his feet. Check it out:   Dekker and Wisconsin...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker scores career high after Aaron Rodgers' challenge

Credit Aaron Rodgers with an assist in Wisconsin’s 79-72 win over North Carolina in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The star of the game was Badgers junior forward Sam Dekker, who posted a career-high 23 points and added 10 rebounds in the victory. He also helped solidify the win by making...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker Celebrates Win By Punching Ball Into Teammate’s Head (Video)

Sam Dekker’s Wisconsin teammates should take cover when the Badgers forward is celebrating a win. Wisconsin defeated Georgetown 68-65 on Thanksgiving in Paradise Island, Bahamas, to advance to the Battle 4 Atlantis Finals. But it wasn’t sunshine and rainbows for all of the Badgers when Dekker began flexing, slamming the ball onto the court before eventually punching the ball...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: The importance of Dekker and Kaminsky

One of the few positives to come from Wisconsin’s Final Four falloff is that Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky’s announced they would be returning to the university for the 2014-15 season. A reassuring move to fans since both player’s had been climbing up the ranks has potential draft picks. Don’t exhale just yet Wisconsin. The two have until Tuesday to change their minds. Although...
Via isportsweb.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Preview against top-seeded Arizona

Bo Ryan is a victory away from his first Final Four appearance. The only accomplishment yet for Bo to achieve is reaching the pinnacle of college basketball. 2014 seems to be the year that Ryan can do it; as long as history doesn’t repeat itself. Wisconsin’s trip through the Western region will conclude tonight as the Badgers take on one-seed Arizona. Through seven weeks this...
Via isportsweb.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers plan to crank up defense versus rival Gophers

MADISON, Wis. -- Sam Dekker had no qualms following Tuesday's practice with offering a blunt assessment of Wisconsin's defensive performance against Minnesota when the teams met three weeks ago in Minneapolis. "That was pretty bad," Dekker said. That's also putting it mildly. During Minnesota's 81-68 victory against Wisconsin on Jan. 22, the Gophers shot 58.9 percent from the field...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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