2016-2017 Wisconsin Badgers

2016-2017 Wisconsin Badgers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
31 Michael Ballard Fr G 6-5 200 - Oak Park (IL) United States Fenwick High School
30 Vitto Brown Sr F 6-8 230 Jul 31, 1995 Bowling Green (OH) United States Bowling Green High School
4 Matt Ferris So G 6-6 196 - Appleton (WI) United States Xavier High School
2 Aleem Ford Fr SF 6-7 190 - Lawrenceville (GA) United States IMG Academy
22 Ethan Happ So F 6-9 235 May 7, 1996 Taylor Ridge (IL) United States Rockridge High School
10 Nigel Hayes Sr F 6-8 240 Dec 16, 1994 Toledo (OH) United States Whitmer High School
11 Jordan Hill Jr G 6-3 178 - Pasadena (CA) United States Phillips Exeter Academy
25 Alex Illikainen So PF 6-9 220 Aug 24, 1996 Grand Rapids (MI) United States Brewster Academy
21 Khalil Iverson So SF 6-5 205 - Delaware (OH) United States Rutherford B. Hayes High School
24 Bronson Koenig Sr G 6-4 193 Nov 13, 1994 La Crosse (WI) United States Aquinas High School
5 Aaron Moesch Jr F 6-8 221 - Green Bay (WI) United States Green Bay Southwest High School
1 Brevin Pritzl Fr SG 6-3 185 Oct 9, 1996 DePere (WI) United States DePere High School
20 T.J. Schlundt So G 6-5 194 - Oconomowoc (WI) United States Oconomowoc High School
3 Zak Showalter Sr G 6-2 184 Jan 17, 1994 Germantown (WI) United States Germantown High School
15 Charlie Thomas So PF 6-8 253 - Clarksville (MD) United States River Hill High School
0 D'Mitrik Trice Fr PG 5-11 185 May 2, 1996 Huber Heights (OH) United States IMG Academy
33 Andy Van Vliet So C 6-11 203 Jul 27, 1995 Brasschaat Belgium Canarias Basketball Academy

Recent Wisconsin Badgers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 27-10 (12-6) 2nd (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2015-2016 22-13 (12-6) 3rd (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2014-2015 36-4 (16-2) 1st (Big Ten) Champion NCAA Runner Up
2013-2014 30-8 (12-6) 2nd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2012-2013 23-12 (12-6) 4th (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 26-10 (12-6) 4th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2010-2011 25-9 (13-5) 3rd (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2009-2010 24-9 (13-5) 4th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 20-13 (10-8) 4th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 31-5 (16-2) 1st (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2006-2007 30-6 (13-3) 2nd (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 19-12 (9-7) 4th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 25-9 (11-5) 3rd (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2003-2004 25-7 (12-4) 2nd (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 24-8 (12-4) 1st (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd

2016-2017 Wisconsin Badgers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Ethan Happ NABC All-American Third Team
Ethan Happ NABC All-District (7) First Team
Nigel Hayes NABC All-District (7) Second Team
Ethan Happ AP All-American Third Team
Bronson Koenig USBWA Most Courageous Award
Ethan Happ Sporting News All-American Third Team
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Bronson Koenig All-Big Ten Second Team (Coaches)
Nigel Hayes All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Nigel Hayes All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Bronson Koenig All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Ethan Happ Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Nigel Hayes Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Bronson Koenig Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Zak Showalter All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Ethan Happ Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan 23, 2017)
Ethan Happ Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan 30, 2017)
Nigel Hayes Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec 5, 2016)

2016-2017 Wisconsin Badgers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Z. Showalter B. Koenig V. Brown N. Hayes E. Happ
Rotation D. Trice   K. Iverson    
Lim PT   J. Hill   A. Illikainen A. Van Vliet
Lim PT   B. Pritzl   A. Moesch  
Lim PT   T. Schlundt   C. Thomas  
Lim PT   M. Ferris      

2016-2017 Wisconsin Badgers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Bronson Koenig 36 31.4 14.5 2.1 2.0 0.6 0.3 1.4
Nigel Hayes 37 32.4 14.0 6.6 2.7 0.8 0.4 1.7
Ethan Happ 37 27.8 14.0 9.0 2.8 1.8 1.2 2.2
Zak Showalter 37 29.5 8.3 2.9 1.7 1.5 0.3 1.1
Vitto Brown 37 21.0 6.8 3.9 1.0 0.5 0.4 1.4
D'Mitrik Trice 37 18.3 5.6 1.9 1.7 0.5 0.1 1.0
Khalil Iverson 35 15.3 3.9 3.3 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.0
Charlie Thomas 28 6.3 2.2 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.6
Brevin Pritzl 24 8.2 1.9 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.2
Jordan Hill 35 9.9 1.5 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.3
Andy Van Vliet 13 3.7 1.4 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2
Alex Illikainen 27 8.3 1.3 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2
T.J. Schlundt 12 1.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
Aaron Moesch 16 2.4 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Matt Ferris 10 1.2 0.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Wisconsin Badgers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Greg Gard Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Wisconsin, 2008 to 2016)
Lamont Paris Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Wisconsin, 2010 to 2016)
Howard Moore Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Illinois-Chicago, 2010 to 2015)
Joe Krabbenhoft Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (South Dakota State, 2013 to 2016)
Barry Alvarez Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Kat Vosters Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 Team Manager (Wisconsin, 2010 to 2014)
Marc VandeWettering Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Program Assistant (Wisconsin, 2014 to 2015)
A.J. Van Handel Video Coordinator 2013-2014 Program Assistant (Wisconsin, 2010 to 2013)
Henry Perez-Guerra Athletic Trainer 1993-1994 N/A