2015-2016 Wisconsin Badgers

2015-2016 Wisconsin Badgers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Jackson Bax Fr G 5-11 157 - Frankfort (IL) United States Lincoln-Way East High School
30 Vitto Brown Jr F 6-8 230 Jul 31, 1995 Bowling Green (OH) United States Bowling Green High School
35 Riley Dearring So G 6-5 185 - Minnetonka (MN) United States Minnetonka High School
0 Will Decorah Jr G 6-4 205 - Waunakee (WI) United States Waunakee High School
4 Matt Ferris RS-So G 6-6 200 - Appleton (WI) United States Xavier High School
22 Ethan Happ Fr F 6-10 235 May 7, 1996 Taylor Ridge (IL) United States Rockridge High School
10 Nigel Hayes Jr F 6-8 255 Dec 16, 1994 Toledo (OH) United States Whitmer High School
11 Jordan Hill So G 6-4 178 Dec 12, 1994 Pasadena (CA) United States Phillips Exeter Academy
25 Alex Illikainen Fr PF 6-9 231 Aug 24, 1996 Grand Rapids (MI) United States Brewster Academy
21 Khalil Iverson Fr SF 6-5 210 Jul 19, 1997 Delaware (OH) United States Rutherford B. Hayes High School
24 Bronson Koenig Jr G 6-3 194 Nov 13, 1994 La Crosse (WI) United States Aquinas High School
5 Aaron Moesch So F 6-8 226 - Green Bay (WI) United States Green Bay Southwest High School
1 Brevin Pritzl RS-Fr SG 6-3 197 Oct 9, 1996 DePere (WI) United States DePere High School
20 T.J. Schlundt Fr G 6-5 191 - Oconomowoc (WI) United States Oconomowoc High School
3 Zak Showalter Jr G 6-2 184 Jan 17, 1994 Germantown (WI) United States Germantown High School
2 Jordan Smith Sr PG 6-3 180 - Orono (MN) United States Orono High School
15 Charlie Thomas Fr PF 6-8 255 Nov 15, 1997 Clarksville (MD) United States River Hill High School
33 Andy Van Vliet Fr C 7-0 228 Jul 27, 1995 Brasschaat Belgium Canarias Basketball Academy

Recent Wisconsin Badgers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 23-11 (14-6) 4th (Big Ten) 4th Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 15-18 (7-11) 9th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd N/A
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

2015-2016 Wisconsin Badgers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Nigel Hayes NABC All-District (7) Second Team
Nigel Hayes All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Bronson Koenig All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Nigel Hayes All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)
Bronson Koenig All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten Defensive Team
Ethan Happ Big Ten Freshman of the Year (Coaches)
Ethan Happ Big Ten Freshman of the Year (Media)
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten Freshman Team
Ethan Happ 2K Sports Classic All-Tournament Team

2015-2016 Wisconsin Badgers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Z. Showalter B. Koenig N. Hayes V. Brown E. Happ
Rotation   J. Hill K. Iverson    
Lim PT J. Smith B. Pritzl   A. Illikainen  
Lim PT J. Bax R. Dearring   C. Thomas  
Lim PT   W. Decorah   A. Moesch  
Lim PT   T. Schlundt      

2015-2016 Wisconsin Badgers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Nigel Hayes 35 36.2 15.7 5.8 3.0 1.1 0.4 2.3
Bronson Koenig 35 34.9 13.1 2.8 2.4 0.4 0.2 1.5
Ethan Happ 35 28.1 12.4 7.9 1.3 1.8 0.9 2.2
Vitto Brown 35 25.4 9.7 5.0 0.8 0.5 0.5 1.1
Zak Showalter 35 31.4 7.5 3.8 2.2 1.0 0.2 1.4
Jordan Hill 30 15.6 2.9 1.4 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.6
Khalil Iverson 34 13.0 2.6 1.9 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.9
Charlie Thomas 31 9.1 2.3 2.0 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2
Alex Illikainen 33 9.8 2.2 1.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Riley Dearring 3 2.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
Jordan Smith 8 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Aaron Moesch 15 3.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Brevin Pritzl 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
T.J. Schlundt 6 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Will Decorah 4 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Jackson Bax 3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2015-2016 Wisconsin Badgers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bo Ryan Head Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Wisconsin, 1976 to 1984)
Greg Gard Head Coach, Associate Head Coach 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (Wisconsin, 2001 to 2008)
Gary Close Assistant Coach 2003-2004 N/A
Lamont Paris Assistant Coach 2010-2011 N/A
A.J. Van Handel Video Coordinator 2013-2014 Program Assistant (Wisconsin, 2010 to 2013)
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)
Erik Helland Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 Strength and Conditioning Coach (Chicago Bulls, 2001 to 2013)
Henry Perez-Guerra Athletic Trainer 1993-1994 N/A
Brian Lucas Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A