Wisconsin men’s basketball: Badgers add preferred walk-on Michael Ballard for 2016 

When we all thought the Badgers were done after getting commitments from G D’Mitrik Trice and F Aleem Ford yesterday, another player has been added to the roster.

Fenwick High School (Oak Park, IL) 6’5″ guard Michael Ballard announced his commitment to Wisconsin on Sunday night as a preferred walk-on.

Known as one of the best shooters in the state of Illinois, Ballard joins an already deep Wisconsin roster for 2016.

Wisconsin 2016-17 Roster Breakdown

PG: Bronson Koenig (Sr.), Jordan Hill (R-Jr.), D’Mitrik Trice (Fr.)
SG: Zak Showalter (R-Sr.), Brevin Pritzl (R-Fr.), T.J. Schlundt (R-So.), Matt Ferris (R-So.), Michael Ballard (Fr.)
SF: Nigel Hayes (Sr.)*, Khalil Iverson (So.), Aleem Ford (Fr.)
PF: Vitto Brown (Sr.), Alex Illikainen (So.), Charlie Thomas (So.), Aaron Moesch, (R-So.)
C: Ethan Happ (R-So.), Andy Van Vliet (So.)

*Declared for NBA Draft; expect him back.

TBD: Will Decorah (Sr.), Jackson Bax (So.)

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