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Dekker saves the day again, Badgers move on to Elite Eight

Sam Dekker was the man again for top-seeded Wisconsin in a 79-72 win against fourth-seeded North Carolina on Thursday night in Los Angeles. Dekker took over in the second half of the Round of 32 game against Oregon, and his momentum carried over into the Staples Center. Dekker scored a career-high 23 points on 10 of 15 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Badgers survive...
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Top-seeded Wisconsin hangs to beat North Carolina 79-72

Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night.

WATCH: Wisconsin's Sam Dekker Throws Down Monster Dunk in Win Over North Carolina

Fans of the Badgers and Tar Heels knew one thing going in to Thursday night's Sweet 116 match-up--this was going to be one heck of a game. The only problem is that one fan base had to walk away unhappy with their season done and over with in defeat. Both teams played well in what was an excellent game, but in the end it was Wisconsin walking away with a ticket  to the Elite Eight...
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Dekker’s career night leads Badgers to Elite Eight

Most Badgers fans have been waiting three years for Sam Dekker to be a star, on Thursday night he went all Hollywood in Los Angeles. Dekker scored a career-high 23 points on 10-15 shooting, had 10 rebounds and led the Wisconsin Badgers to a 79-72 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels. Dekker’s performance was needed in the first half and became bonus in the second half, as he rode...
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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
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Sam Dekker Throws Down Alley-Oop That Goes Through Rim Twice

No. 1 seed Wisconsin would ultimately prevail over the 8th-seeded Oregon Ducks on Sunday evening but the Badgers were in serious jeopardy of becoming the second top seed to go down this weekend. One of those reasons was their inability, or oftentimes simple refusal, to go inside the paint to their dynamic frontcourt players of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Wisconsin's Sam Dekker crushed an alley-oop so hard it went in twice!

Wisconsin's Sam Dekker crushed an alley-oop so hard against Oregon that it it went in not once but twice!Didn't count, didn't matter. The Badgers downed the Ducks 72-65 to move into the Sweet 16.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Sam Dekker Says North Carolina Was His Favorite Team Growing Up

As many expected, the No. 1 seed Wisconsin and No. 4 seed North Carolina are set for a Sweet 16 matchup.  Sam Dekker, who led the Badgers with 17 points in the round of 32 win over Oregon, announced after the game that his favorite team growing up was North Carolina. Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker just said […] The post Sam Dekker Says North Carolina Was His Favorite Team Growing...
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Dekker’s clutch play pushes Badgers past Ducks, in to Sweet 16

Sam Dekker poured in 17 points, and he put the Wisconsin Badgers on his back during a 9-2 stretch late as the Badgers beat eighth-seeded Oregon, 72-65, in a round of 32 matchup in the NCAA tournament. Wisconsin led wire-to-wire in this one, with the game tied just once after tip. However, it wasn’t as easy as those numbers would suggest. Credit Pac-12 Player of the Year Joseph...
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Wisconsin basketball: Sam Dekker comes up big when Badgers need him

Sam Dekker shined when Wisconsin needed him in a 71-60 win against Michigan on Friday at the United Center in Chicago. Dekker finished with 17 points on 7 of 12 shooting, six assists, six rebounds, three steals and a block. Michigan came into the game hot after dismantling Illinois, while Wisconsin spent its Thursday afternoon relaxing with a double-bye in the new 14-team tournament...
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