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Future Badgers forward Charlie Thomas named local Player of the Year

The Wisconsin Badgers basketball program is likely to look very different in fall of 2015 than it did in spring of 2015. Star center Frank Kaminsky and guard Josh Gasser are going to be gone for sure, and the future of at least Sam Dekker is in doubt thanks to his run in the NCAA tournament. With those three pieces potentially gone, the Badgers are really going to need to reload...
Via Madtown Badgers
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Traevon Jackson's journey ends at Final Four for Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Traevon Jackson lost his starting job at Wisconsin. But the senior is grateful to get a chance to return to the Final Four with the Badgers. A right foot injury in January derailed what been a solid season for coach Bo Ryan's trusted point guard. While Jackson focused on rehab, sophomore Bronson Koenig stepped in as the starter. Koenig has played well, and Jackson...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Girlfriend Of Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker Is A Michigan Student

Sam Dekker has earned himself some $$ playing as well as he has during the Badgers’ Final Four run. Dekker, a junior out of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is apparently dating Michigan student Bailey Scheich. Although the two – Dekker and Scheich – apparently celebrate each Wisconsin wins by going out to eat at Fat Burger, it certainly wouldn’t appear […] The post The Girlfriend...
Via Diehardsport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s New Uniforms For Final Four Are Extra Terrible

The Wisconsin Badgers wore white uniforms with a red band for their region because they were the highest seed and the “home” team. Now that they are facing Kentucky in the Final Four, they are wearing the inverse of those original adidas jerseys. Needless to say these look more horrible than the originals and adidas […] The post Wisconsin’s New Uniforms For Final Four Are...
Via Diehardsport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Here’s Wisconsin’s Red Version Of The “Made In March” Uniforms To Be Worn vs. Kentucky

Wisconsin’s men’s basketball team has been wearing Adidas “Made in March” uniforms since the Big Ten Tournament. The Badgers have only worn the white version of the jersey and shorts, though, since their seeding in the tournaments has made them the home team in every game they’ve played.  That changes this weekend.  Bo Ryan’s squad is set to face overall No. 1 seed...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Wisconsin Player Pulls A Daxter Miles, Guarantees Victory Over UK

If you haven’t heard the story about West Virginia’s Daxter Miles Jr. then you’ve probably been living under a rock. The W.V. freshman guard, who scored 0 points in the blowout loss to the Wildcats, guaranteed victory saying that Kentucky would be ’36-and-1′. Well, an ex Wisconsin player, Ben Brust, is saying Wisconsin will get redemption for […] The post Former Wisconsin...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball Waxes Poetic On FIFA, Super Smash Bros. And “Suckoffs”

Warning, @marchmadness media: Be careful if you ask @BadgerMBB's Frank Kaminsky about his video games. http://t.co/oRmYxQRJkn — Wisconsin on BTN (@WisconsinOnBTN) March 31, 2015 Who knew that an innocuous question on whether Frank Kaminsky is currently the fourth-best FIFA player on the Wisconsin basketball team could lead to such a poignant response. This is either Article found...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker Calls Out NCAA For Allocation Of Tickets

Wisconsin and Kentucky face each other in Indianapolis on Saturday for a spot in the National Championship game. Sam Dekker, who certainly has helped his NBA draft stock during the Badgers’ tournament run, had some criticism for the NCAA over the number of tickets each player receives. While talking with the media on Tuesday, Dekker voiced his issue with […] The post Wisconsin’s...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker Gets Emotional On Instagram About Going To Final Four With His “Best Friends”

What’s better than making back-to-back Final Four appearances with your best friends? For Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, not much. Sunday morning, Dekker, who put on a show Saturday night down the stretch against Arizona, posted an emotional Instagram photo of himself and his teammates celebrating their Elite Eight victory. Check it out: Not too many things better than...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Kaminsky Tears Up a Rug Following Elite Eight Win

Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin deserves to dance, and dance he will. Kaminsky led his Wisconsin Badgers to a 85 to 78 win over Arizona in the Elite Eight and followed it up with a very awkward and wonderful break-dance session. Kaminsky led the Badgers with 29 points and also grabbed 6 rebounds in the win. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaminsky, Dekker lead Badgers back to Final Four

Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker sink the Arizona Wildcats in the West Regional final. No, this isn’t the flashback to the 2014 NCAA tournament, rather the same two Badgers put their team on their backs and led Wisconsin to an 85-78 victory. The win means back-to-back Final Four appearances for the Badgers, who could see a rematch of their Final Four appearance next season if Kentucky...
Via Madtown Badgers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Frank Kaminsky goes dancing after Elite Eight win

Final Four appearances are rare in Badgerland, so are 7-foot centers who can drive and shoot from deep too. Such is the charmed life of one Frank Kaminsky. He’s also know to be a big goof, and on Saturday he let it all out with his goofy version of the “whip” dance: The post VIDEO: Frank Kaminsky goes dancing after Elite Eight win appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
Via Madtown Badgers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Sam Dekker Shakes His Head, Tells Frank Kaminsky To Stop Begging For A Foul Call

When it comes to officiating, Sam Dekker is level-headed.  During the second half of Wisconsin’s Elite Eight game against Arizona, Badgers’ star forward Frank Kaminsky leaned into a Wildcats’ defender, made contact and threw up a crazy shot. He was clearly ploying for a foul call and the refs saw through it. The whistle wasn’t blown.  Kaminsky disagreed with the no-call...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig Dribble Through Frank Kaminsky’s Legs vs. Arizona

Bronson Koenig’s dribbling skills are not to be messed with.  During the first half of No. 1 seed Wisconsin’s Elite Eight game against No. 2 seed Arizona at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Badgers’ point guard pulled out a pretty sweet move.  Check out Koenig dribbling through Frank Kaminsky’s legs at the top of the key.  Bronson dribbling thru Frank’s legs. @BadgerMBB...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Madtown Badgers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Aaron Rodgers And Olivia Munn Are In Los Angeles Supporting Wisconsin Against UNC

Aaron Rodgers is a Cal alumnus, but with his Golden Bears at home, he is supporting his current hometown team—the Wisconsin Badgers. Wisconsin is playing North Carolina at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and Rodgers and girlfriend, actress Olivia Munn, are on hand to support the team. The first family of Sconnie, holding court. pic.twitter.com/440I7DYNeN — Dan Lyons (@Dan_Lyons76...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Photobombs Russell Wilson at Wisconsin Sweet 16 Game

Both J.J. Watt and Russell Wilson are in attendance during the Wisconsin and North Carolina Sweet 16 game Thursday night. Both are also Wisconsin alums. It would appear from this picture that Watt is crowd-leaping in the attempt to photobomb Wilson. Stay out of trouble tonight, you two. #Badgers pic.twitter.com/f8VkKlvCHy — UW-Madison (@UWMadison) March 26, 2015 Hey, at least...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes Doesn’t Know Mic is On, Calls Stenographer Beautiful

Wisconsin has been lauded for having a happy-go-lucky, fun-loving and candid team, one that is seeking another Final Four this weekend. Before the Badgers battle North Carolina in the Sweet 16, their powerful three-man frontcourt of Nigel Hayes, Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker took part in a brief press conference. During that press conference, Hayes Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Players Absolutely Captivated By NCAA Stenographer (Video)

The NCAA Tournament has been quite the educational experience for the Wisconsin basketball team. After polishing off Coastal Carolina in their opening game of the tourney Friday, the Badgers had their minds absolutely blown by the stenographer sitting in the back of their postgame press conference. Three players in particular — Nigel Hayes, Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker — were...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Goofy Nigel Hayes enamored by NCAA press conference stenographer

Wisconsin players were mesmerized by the NCAA Tournament press conference stenographer, so sophomore forward Nigel Hayes decided to test her skills during Saturday’s presser: The official Twitter account also tweeted out a picture and video of Badgers players Hayes, Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky being fascinated by the stenographer.   But seriously – have you ever seen...
Via The Catch and Shoot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky Goes Digging for Gold

Wisconsin big man and National Player of the Year candidate Frank Kaminsky has been lauded as a care-free, amusing and oftentimes hilariously awkward guy off-the-court. The Badgers senior was taking in the Oregon-Oklahoma State game prior to their opening round tilt with Coastal Carolina when it appears that he went digging for gold. It’s not Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Austin Hudson not returning to Badgers football program

Last season the Wisconsin Badgers saw not one, but two true freshmen play at safety. Fast forward to spring and only one of those two will be back, as Austin Hudson will not return to the University of Wisconsin football program. According to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal, defensive coordinator Dave Aranda confirmed the long-rumored move. “Austin is no longer with us...
Via Madtown Badgers
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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