2018-2019 Wisconsin Badgers

2018-2019 Wisconsin Badgers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
12 Trevor Anderson So SG 6-2 196 - Stevens Point (WI) United States Stevens Point High School
31 Michael Ballard So G 6-4 197 - Oak Park (IL) United States Fenwick High School
33 Taylor Currie Fr C 6-8 220 - Worthington (OH) United States Clarkston High School
34 Brad Davison So G 6-3 205 - Maple Grove (MN) United States Maple Grove Senior High School
2 Aleem Ford So SF 6-8 215 - Lawrenceville (GA) United States IMG Academy
22 Ethan Happ Sr F 6-10 235 May 7, 1996 Taylor Ridge (IL) United States Rockridge High School
32 Joe Hedstrom Fr C 7-0 225 - Hopkins (MN) United States Hopkins High School
4 Carter Higginbottom Fr G 6-0 170 - Chicago (IL) United States St. Ignatius College Prep
25 Alex Illikainen Sr PF 6-9 231 Aug 24, 1996 Grand Rapids (MI) United States Brewster Academy
21 Khalil Iverson Sr SF 6-5 210 - Delaware (OH) United States Rutherford B. Hayes High School
23 Kobe King Fr SG 6-4 203 Sep 27, 1998 La Crosse (WI) United States Central High School
3 Walt McGrory So G 6-3 210 - Minneapolis (MN) United States Edina High School
1 Brevin Pritzl Jr SG 6-3 197 Oct 9, 1996 DePere (WI) United States DePere High School
35 Nate Reuvers So PF 6-10 215 - Lakeville (MN) United States Lakeville North High School
13 Tai Strickland Fr PG 6-2 180 - Tampa (FL) United States St. Petersburg High School
15 Charlie Thomas Sr PF 6-8 255 Nov 15, 1997 Clarksville (MD) United States River Hill High School
0 D'Mitrik Trice So PG 6-0 177 May 2, 1996 Huber Heights (OH) United States IMG Academy

Wisconsin Transfers Sitting Out 2018-2019

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Owen Hamilton So C 7-0 255 Oct 13, 1998 Prescott (WI) United States Northern Illinois
- Micah Potter Jr C 6-9 240 Apr 6, 1998 Mentor (OH) United States Ohio State

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

2018-2019 Wisconsin Badgers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Ethan Happ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Best C) Award
Ethan Happ Pete Newell Big Man Award
Ethan Happ Consensus All-American Second Team
Ethan Happ NABC All-American Second Team
Ethan Happ NABC All-District (7) First Team
Ethan Happ AP All-American Second Team
Ethan Happ USBWA All-American Second Team
Ethan Happ Sporting News All-American Second Team
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Ethan Happ All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
D'Mitrik Trice All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)
Ethan Happ Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec 10, 2018)
Ethan Happ Big Ten Player of the Week (Nov 12, 2018)
Ethan Happ Big Ten Player of the Week (Nov 19, 2018)
Ethan Happ Big Ten Player of the Week (Nov 26, 2018)
Ethan Happ Battle 4 Atlantis All-Tournament Team
D'Mitrik Trice Battle 4 Atlantis All-Tournament Team

2018-2019 Wisconsin Badgers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Trice B. Davison K. Iverson N. Reuvers E. Happ
Rotation   K. King A. Ford    
Rotation   B. Pritzl      
Lim PT T. Strickland M. Ballard   C. Thomas  
Lim PT   W. McGrory   A. Illikainen  
Lim PT   T. Anderson      

2018-2019 Wisconsin Badgers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Ethan Happ 34 32.0 17.3 10.1 4.5 1.1 1.3 3.1
D'Mitrik Trice 34 32.5 11.6 2.8 2.6 0.9 0.0 1.3
Brad Davison 34 32.3 10.5 3.3 1.8 1.1 0.1 1.0
Nate Reuvers 34 22.9 7.9 3.9 1.0 0.3 1.8 0.9
Khalil Iverson 33 24.5 6.9 4.5 0.9 0.9 0.4 1.1
Brevin Pritzl 34 19.7 4.8 2.4 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.3
Kobe King 34 19.0 4.2 2.1 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5
Aleem Ford 31 13.8 3.1 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.5
Tai Strickland 16 3.1 1.8 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.3
Charlie Thomas 28 5.2 1.6 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.3
Trevor Anderson 8 7.0 1.6 1.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1
Walt McGrory 13 2.4 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Michael Ballard 9 1.9 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 Wisconsin Badgers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Greg Gard Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Wisconsin, 2008 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)
Dean Oliver Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Illinois State, 2014 to 2017)
Barry Alvarez Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
A.J. Van Handel Video Coordinator 2013-2014 Program Assistant (Wisconsin, 2010 to 2013)
Andrew Van Handel Video Coordinator 2018-2019 N/A
Marc VandeWettering Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Assistant Director of Basketball Operations (Wisconsin, 2015 to 2017)
Kyle Blackbourn Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Rockhurst, 2015 to 2017)
Henry Perez-Guerra Athletic Trainer 1993-1994 N/A