Preview: Badgers men's basketball vs. Presbyterian

2012-11-20T04:35:00Z 2012-11-20T05:13:30Z Preview: Badgers men's basketball vs. PresbyterianJIM POLZIN | Wisconsin State Journal | | 608-252-6473

When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kohl Center.

TV: None.

Radio: 1310 AM, 101.5 FM.

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About the Badgers

Coach: Bo Ryan, 270-102 in his 24th season at UW

Player to watch: Ryan Evans

The senior forward, the Badgers' leading returning scorer and rebounder, has gotten off to a slow start. He's shooting 37.5 percent overall and 27.3 percent from the free throw line.

Probable starters Ht Yr ppg

  • 5 Ryan Evans 6-6 Sr. 9.3
  • 31 Mike Bruesewitz 6-6 Sr. 6.0
  • 40 Jared Berggren 6-10 Sr. 16.0
  • 3 George Marshall 5-11 Fr. 5.3
  • 1 Ben Brust 6-1 Jr. 12.7
  • Key reserves Ht Yr ppg
  • 15 Sam Dekker 6-7 Fr. 8.7
  • 12 Traevon Jackson 6-2 So. 6.0
  • 44 Frank Kaminsky 6-11 So. 3.3

You should know: This is the first meeting between UW and Presbyterian. … This game, like the Badgers' 73-40 victory over visiting Cornell on Sunday, is part of the Las Vegas Invitational. … Kaminsky, who was replaced by Bruesewitz in the starting lineup against Cornell, was scoreless in 15 minutes off the bench against the Big Red.

About the Blue Hose

Coach: Gregg Nibert, 376-310 in his 24th season at Presbyterian.

Player to watch: Jordan Downing

The sophomore guard scored a game-high 25 points in Presbyterian's 87-58 loss at No. 15 Creighton on Sunday. He was 4-for-8 from 3-point range.

Probable starters Ht Yr ppg

  • 1 Joshua Clyburn 6-8 Jr. 10.0
  • 13 William Truss 6-7 So. 4.0
  • 24 Khalid Mutakabbir 6-4 Sr. 9.3
  • 24 Jordan Downing 6-5 So. 12.7
  • 4 Austin Anderson 6-5 Fr. 5.3
  • Key reserves Ht Yr ppg
  • 20 Ryan McTavish 6-5 So. 5.3
  • 44 Jake Campbell 7-0 So. 0.0

You should know: Presbyterian is located in Clinton, S.C. … The Blue Hose, who moved up to the NCAA Division I level in 2007, compete in the Big South Conference. … Presbyterian upset No. 20 Cincinnati 56-54 last season. … The Blue Hose opened the season with losses at Clemson (77-44), Georgia Tech (52-38) and Creighton.

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