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Beyond the Box Score: Wisconsin 82, Iowa 50

Well that was a blowout right from the start. In what was expected to be a tightly contested match, the Badgers crushed the Hawkeyes in their first of two meetings in the next week and a half. With that said, let’s look a little deeper into the box score. The Badgers starting five was a combined +10 on the day while the Hawkeyes starting five was a -11. Some of this could be...
Via Madtown Badgers
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Sam Dekker goes baseline dunk

Sam Dekker continues to provide the highlight reel moments for the Wisconsin Badgers. On Thursday against the Nebraska Cornhuskers that included a new move — the baseline drive and reverse dunk. The post VIDEO: Sam Dekker goes baseline dunk appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
Via Madtown Badgers
16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Sam Dekker slams home 1,000th career point

Sam Dekker has put any questions about his ankle to rest since a miserable stretch against Duke and Marquette, and it’s resulted in him nearing the 1,000-point mark. Dekker went all Slam Dekker on us for a memorable 1,000th point basket. The post VIDEO: Sam Dekker slams home 1,000th career point appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
Via Madtown Badgers
24 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Sam Dekker finishes fast break w/ putback slam

Slam Dekker, Trey Dekker….Wisconsin’s wingman, Sam Dekker, had himself a game and then some on Sunday night. No play may have better exemplified that then hustling on the fast break for a monster putback dunk. The post VIDEO: Sam Dekker finishes fast break w/ putback slam appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
Via Madtown Badgers
27 days ago  |  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: Badgers double up Northern Kentucky

It is finally here.  The Wisconsin Badgers raised last year’s Final Four banner and got their much anticipated 2014-15 campaign under way.  You could feel the buzz around the sold-out Kohl Center as the stadium stayed packed full until the final buzzer.  The Badgers did not disappoint the juiced up crowd, starting their season off on right foot by doubling up the Northern Kentucky...
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Sam Dekker got pretty jacked this offseason

For most college basketball players, much of the offseason is spent in the weight room. This is apparently especially true of Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker.  Dekker, who averaged 12.4 points and 6.1 rebounds a game as a sophomore last season, checked in at 6-foot-8, 220 pounds in 2013-14. He’s gotten bigger and, most likely, a lot stronger.  #Badgers Summer conditioning is in...
Via College Spun
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: The importance of Dekker and Kaminsky

One of the few positives to come from Wisconsin’s Final Four falloff is that Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky’s announced they would be returning to the university for the 2014-15 season. A reassuring move to fans since both player’s had been climbing up the ranks has potential draft picks. Don’t exhale just yet Wisconsin. The two have until Tuesday to change their minds. Although...
April 11, 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

Badgers plan to crank up defense versus rival Gophers

MADISON, Wis. -- Sam Dekker had no qualms following Tuesday's practice with offering a blunt assessment of Wisconsin's defensive performance against Minnesota when the teams met three weeks ago in Minneapolis. "That was pretty bad," Dekker said. That's also putting it mildly. During Minnesota's 81-68 victory against Wisconsin on Jan. 22, the Gophers shot 58.9 percent from the field...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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