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All-Bo Ryan starting 5: Kirk Penney

During his 13 seasons in charge of Wisconsin's basketball program, Bo Ryan has guided the Badgers to new heights. His teams have reached the NCAA tournament every season, he has five Big Ten titles, a school-record 321 victories and most recently helped UW reach its first Final Four in 14 seasons. Of course, great players are needed to achieve great success. And Ryan certainly...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitt’s Steven Adams to increase New Zealand Presence in NBA

New Zealand and the NBA isn’t something you hear very often. You’ve had Kirk Penney, the former Wisconsin Badgers guard from Auckland, New Zealand; where he attended Westlake Boys High School. Penney didn’t even last two years in the league. Sean Marks is also from Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest metropolis. He’s from Rangitoto School in Auckland and played his college...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss Sits Down With Kirk Penney

A native of New Zealand, Kirk Penney has represented his country in the 2000 Olympic Games, 2001 Goodwill Games and 2002 World Championship. He led the Kiwis to a surprising fourth-place finish in the 2002 World Championship and averaged 16.9 points and 31.1 minutes, both second on the team. He scored in double figures in eight of nine games, including a high of 24 points against...
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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