Jim Polzin

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Jim Polzin covers Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball for the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Jim Polzin

This is always a fun exercise for me: If you don't want Gard as the coach, please provide a realistic "championship team coach" as his replacement. And keep in mind that coaches aren't exactly going to be beating down the door at UW going 42-18 with back-to-back Sweet 16 appearance…

Jim Polzin

Right, because athletes and coaches aren't human. They're robots who don't face real-life issues.

Jim Polzin

So let me get this straight: UW shouldn't have recruited a player who, in his first two seasons playing, has been named to the All-Freshman team, to the All-Defensive Team twice and this year is a All-Big Ten first-team pick. Interesting take.

Jim Polzin

Love it when people stop reading after the headline and show their ignorance. Thanks, Steve.

Jim Polzin

What a childish comment. Even worse, you don't have the courage to post it without hiding behind an anonymous handle.

Jim Polzin

Koenig has attempted 581 shots from 3-point range in his career and made 226. To simplify: UW has scored 678 points on Koenig 3-pointers, which translates to 1.17 points per possession. That's very good, and any coach would take it. Not to mention that a good chunk of Koenig's shots come la…

Jim Polzin

It's a file photo from last year's NCAA tournament and I'm guessing it comes with an attached cutline. I'll see if we can change that.

Jim Polzin

Bad move? There's no harm in letting this play out until the May 25 deadline. He's trying to gather as much information as possible. He's a smart guy, and he's got smart people around him.

Jim Polzin

There are only 2 rounds in the NBA draft, Harvey.

Jim Polzin

No commitments yet and, really, what prospect would commit until the program officially names a head coach? UW has two scholarships available -- three, if Nigel Hayes were to leave.