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2015 Draft Season Is Here – Sam Dekker Scouting Report

Previous Scouting Reports: Joseph Young Rondae Hollis-Jefferson R.J. Hunter Sam Dekker has made a name for himself in the past two NCAA Tournaments. Putting up big numbers, making clutch shots and helping his team make the National Championship game this year have all added to his resume. That resume has his draft stock higher than some would have thought. Dekker is currently slated...
Via Oregon Sports News
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Belgian forward Andy Van Vliet commits to Wisconsin

Without Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker, the Wisconsin Badgers lack star power but one thing we do know is they don’t lack player development and talented additions. On Monday morning, Bo Ryan received a commitment from 6’11” Belgian forward Andy Van Vliet, who visited the school last week. He also had interest from Oklahoma State, St. Mary’s and Washington State, but according...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  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

Dekker changes his Twitter to painful memory

Sam Dekker and the Wisconsin Badgers are back in the Final Four again in 2015, and somehow, they’ll be playing the same squad they did in 2014 – Kentucky. Last year’s contest went to the Wildcats, 74-73, after Aaron Harrison hit a game-clinching 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds to play. This year, Dekker is using how things ended in Arlington, Texas, as motivation. Dekker has changed...
Via College Spun
April 01, 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 shoots the lights out to send Wisconsin to Final Four (Video)

Sam Dekker was the hero for Wisconsin for the second game in a row as he helped send the Badgers to their second straight Final Four. The junior forward poured in 27 points during Wisconsin’s 85-78 win over Arizona in the Elite Eight on Saturday. He was 5-of-6 on 3-pointers and made 6-of-7 at the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 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

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...
March 27, 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

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