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Brad Davison (Photo credit: Maple Grove Basketball)

Class

Position

Height

Weight

2017

PG

6'3"

190 lb

School

AAU

Maple Grove (MN) HS

Howard Pulley Panthers

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: 4-star recruit4-star recruit4-star recruit4-star recruit (#22 PG / #93 overall)
Scout3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit (#25 PG / #94 overall) Red_arrowdown_medium
ESPN3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit 81 (#33 SG)
24/7: 3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit 90 (#23 PG / #120 overall) Red_arrowdown_medium
Northstar Hoops: #3 player in Minnesota Green_arrowup_medium

Last Updated: April 20, 2017
Previous Rankings: 4-star (#22 PG/#92 overall) > 3-star (#28/#119) by Rivals; 4-star (#22 PG/#94 overall > #26 PG) > 3-star (PG) by Scout; #34 SG > NR by ESPN; 4-star/92 (#21 PG/#110 overall) > 93 (#21/#93 > #20/#90 > #20/#89) by 24/7; #6 > #5 player in MN by Northstar Hoops
Rankings at time of commitment: 3-star (0.9168) by 24/7 Composite, #28 PG/#142 overall/#5 in MN; 4-star by Scout, 3-star by Rivals, NR by ESPN

Honors Honors

2017 First Team All-State (AP)
2017 First Team All-Metro (StarTribune)
2016 Second Team All-State (AP)
2016 First Team All-Metro (StarTribune)

Statistics Statistics

2016: 16.0 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 4.1 apg, 1.6 to/g, 49.3% FG, 87.2% FT, 39% 3FG | Nike EYBL (Pulley)
2015-16: 21.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 7.3 apg, 2.4 spg | Junior (MG)
2015: 5.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 1.5 apg | Nike EYBL
2014-15: 16.7 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 8.5 apg, 3.7 spg | Sophomore (MG)
2013-14: 15.4 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 7.0 apg, 2.1 spg | Freshman (MG)

Signed LOI Signed National Letter of Intent

Signed on November 9, 2016
Davison, King and Reuvers form heralded 2017 Signing Class (UWBadgers.com)

Verbally committed on July 11, 2016
Badgers land Minnesota prep guard Brad Davison (Journal Sentinel)
Davison Makes the Call (247 Sports)
2017 G Brad Davison commits to Badgers (B5Q)
Minnesota guard Brad Davison gives 4-star boost to 2017 recruit class (Wisconsin State Journal)

Quickly moving up the charts in a stellar class of 2017 in Minnesota, Davison saw his recruitment go national in mid-May thanks to great performances at Nike's EYBL after fellow Pulley point guard Tre Jones got injured. Davison went off for 37 in a one-point win, then locked down premier guard Markell Johnson from Cleveland. Wisconsin got serious with an offer shortly thereafter, joining Dayton, Georgia Tech, Nebraska, North Carolina State, and Northern Iowa as Davison's top offers to date. The Badgers have been keeping an eye on Davison for awhile, since before Greg Gard filled the head coaching position. That worked well for UW's chances even after schools like Duke and California started inquiring about him. Trips to Stanford and Michigan netted Davison two new big offers.

Davison's two sisters played together on the Northern Iowa women's basketball team last year. He took an unofficial visit to Wisconsin to watch the Badger football team beat Purdue in October 2015 and returned to Madison on June 29. It was Davison's last stop in a nationwide campus tour (including an official to Stanford), which turned out to be a good omen for Wisconsin. He continued to tear up the AAU circuit at the Peach Jam in July, prompting Minnesota's belated offer. So sad Gopher fans, he was meant to be a Badger.

Press Clippings Recent Press

Related articles on Bucky's 5th Quarter >>

2017
4/27: Maple Grove’s Brad Davison concludes brilliant career filled with greatness, humility (Sun Press & News)

2016
11/21: Maple Grove's Brad Davison is the StarTribune Metro Player of the Year (StarTribune)
7/20: Wisconsin Sit Downs: Brad Davison (Cream City Central)
7/19: All-Rivals Team: Best players from second live period (Rivals)
7/15: Badgers' 2017 hoops class wowed by decade-plus run of success (Journal Sentinel)
7/13: Heart, Head Lead Davison to Wisconsin (247 Sports)
7/8: Home Court Advantage for Maple Grove's Davison Family (Maple Grove Voice)
6/10: Northwesten offers, will soon get visit from 2017 guard Davison (247 Sports)
6/6: Davison's stock continues to rise (HoopSeen.com)
5/21: Howard Pulley team stays unbeaten but suffers injuries (StarTribune)
3/9: Experienced, comfortable Lakeville North outlasts Maple Grove (StarTribune)
3/3: Davison leads Maple Grove back to state tournament (StarTribune)
2/5: Davison leads Maple Grove past Northwest Suburban foe Champlin Park (StarTribune)
1/16: Aquinas overcomes short night, Central (La Crosse Tribune)

2015
6/11: Brad Davison takes charge of Maple Grove basketball team (Sun Press & News)

2014
3/3: Q&A: Maple Grove Freshman PG Brad Davison Already A Floor Leader, Getting Gophers Interest (GopherHole.com)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Interview: Wisconsin's Signed Trio Sounds Off At Breakdown USA Border Battle (1/29/17)
Highlights: Davison vs. Kalscheur (12/11/16)
Interview: The Scoop, ep. 26 /wDarren "Doogie" Wolfson (7/12/16)
Interview: Maple Grove's Brad Davison up to 27 D-1 Basketball Offers After Gophers Finally Hop in (7/8/16)
Highlights: Brad Davison Goes Off in EYBL Session 3 (6/1/16)
Highlights: Brad Davison Mixtape From Howard Pulley's AAU Season Debut (4/7/16)
Highlights: Brad Davison JR Mixtape (3/15/16)
Highlights: Division 1 Prospect Brad Davison 6'2 Class of 2017 Slick PG with Game! (3/1/15)
Highlights: 2017 Point Guard Brad Davison - Maple Grove, MN (1/12/15)
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More Info Additional Info

2016-17 Schedule | StarTribune

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