"But there’s definitely something to be said about having those extra games, especially with a young team.”
Similarly, this five-game, 12-day tour to New Zealand and Australia comes after the program lost four senior starters in Hayes, Koenig, forward Vitto Brown and guard Zak Showalter. The roster has been replenished with a decorated recruiting class, including freshman guard Kobe King, a unanimous selection as Wisconsin’s state prep player of the year.
Practices so far have been energetic. Returnees will assume new responsibilities, and everyone is feeling out their respective roles.