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Dekker Embraces Adjustment

Sam Dekker (Siker/12)

Whether getting his first collegiate start or providing a spark off the bench, Wisconsin freshman forward Sam Dekker is embracing his role with the Badgers as an opportunity to get better. Heading into tonight's tilt against No.2 Indiana as the newly minted conference freshman of the week, it's evident that Dekker is finding his footing.

If you want to ask Sam Dekker how he is adjusting to his role coming off the bench for the Wisconsin men's basketball team, it's best to save your breath. Not only will the freshman phenom insist that he's fine being a role player after years of being his team's focal point, Dekker will point out that his game – much like Wisconsin through two-plus months of basketball – is still a work in...

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