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Badgers net win in a reunion of former Central stars

MADISON, Wis. (AP) --Micah Potter scored 14 points, Tyler Wahl had 11 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 4 Wisconsin breezed to an 82-42 victory over Green Bay in Phoenix coach Will Ryan's return to Madison.

Ryan is the son of former Badgers head coach Bo Ryan.

Will Ryan and current Badgers coach Greg Gard worked together on Bo Ryan's Wisconsin staff from 2002-07.

Bo Ryan coached Wisconsin from 2001-15 and posted a 364-130 record, making him the program's career wins leader.

There were no spectators Tuesday due to COVID-19 safety protocols, and Bo Ryan was expected to watch the game from his home in La Quinta, California.

The game was also a reunion of three former La Crosse Central stars, Johnny and Jordan Davis of the Badgers and Terrance Thompson of UW-Green Bay.

Jordan had 3 points, Johnny had 2 and Thompson had 2 points for the Phoenix.

Scott Emerich

Scott is WXOW’s Sports Director

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