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Continued: Chart: Badgers don't go stargazing often when they recruit

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Recruited (⋆⋆⋆⋆): Like Dekker, Koenig was a highly touted in-state player, but unlike Dekker he was heavily recruited nationally. Koenig passed on offers from North Carolina, Duke and Kansas to stay home.

What he said then: “That was probably one of the toughest things I’ve had to do. It’s hard to turn down your dream school, which for me is North Carolina.”

DUJE DUKAN

6-9 junior forward • Deerfield, Ill. (Deerfield HS)

Role: After battling mono and redshirting in 2012-13, Dukan returned this season as another post player that can shoot from long range. Born in Croatia and the son of a Chicago Bulls executive, he has played 20 minutes only twice this season.

Recruited (⋆⋆⋆): Another Chicago-area player, he landed a scholarship offer after Madison prep standout Vander Blue reneged on Wisconsin to go to rival Marquette.

What he said then: “It definitely was a blessing to be around some of the best teams to play the game and see what they did, in their off time, how they worked.”

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