Phil joined B5Q as its basketball editor in September 2010 after three and a half years running Hoops Marinara, a cryptically-titled Wisconsin basketball blog. Keeping up with basketball recruiting is his passion ... and burden.
Wisconsin basketball: B1G Conference preview roundtable
Who will win the B1G? Who are the five best players in the conference? Will anyone from the B1G make the Final Four?
2018 Wisconsin basketball recruiting big board
The Badgers have room for a small but vital recruiting class in 2018 and they are halfway home. Here’s a comprehensive look at the commits, offers, and targets in the class.
Reuvers, King lead UW charge at Top 100 camp
Class of 2017 commits Nathan Reuvers and Kobe King led a strong contingent of Wisconsin recruits and state standouts at the recently concluded NBPA Top 100 Camp in Virginia.
Wisconsin offers 2017 PG Brad Davison
Greg Gard and company made a move on another Minnesota prospect in the 2017 class over the weekend.
Roundtable: Return of Hayes will propel Wisconsin, himself
Our staff weighs in on the potential of a 2016-17 Wisconsin team led by Nigel Hayes and how he can improve his stock for next year's NBA draft.
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Nigel Hayes returning to Wisconsin
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft and will return to the Badgers for one final season.
Wisconsin awaits NBA decision from Nigel Hayes
With the May 25 deadline looming, Nigel Hayes continues to work out for NBA teams while the odds of his return to Wisconsin increase.
Nigel Hayes invited to NBA Draft Combine
Wisconsin's star junior will test his NBA stock through workouts and interviews in Chicago from May 11-15 before making a final decision about his future.