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UW gets their King, as top 2017 recruit commits to Badgers

The Wisconsin Badgers have missed on a number of the top college basketball prospects out of their home state, with Sam Dekker being a notable exception. However, that is changing thanks to the combination of winning and style. No more evidence exists of that than the news broke by our recruiting partners at Badger247. They announced the state of Wisconsin’s top ranked player,...
Via Madtown Badgers
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Sam Dekker want Bo Ryan to be his roommate?

Following last week’s gardening shenanigans, we thought that perhaps Sam Dekker was just getting in touch with his roots by returning to Sheboygan following the NBA Draft. But the sky-scraping forward is apparently in no hurry to cut ties with his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin. Dekker has gone as far as to offering to bunk down with his former coach. CollegeSpun packaged...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 01, 2015  |  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'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...
November 28, 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...
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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