Wisconsin picks up its second 2013 commit in shooting guard Riley Dearring
Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan picked up his second commitment in the 2013 class on Thursday morning, as Minnetonka (MN) native Riley Dearring verbally committed to the school.
Dearring, who stands at 6-5, averaged 14.5 points per game for Minnetonka High School last season and also held offers from Illinois State and Drake.
According to the story, Illinois and Clemson were among other schools that began to sniff around after Dearring played well during the first July open period.
Dearring joins a very good group of players that Wisconsin has been able to convince to cross the Minnesota/Wisconsin border, which features the likes of Jon Leuer, Kammron Taylor and Jordan Taylor.
In regards to Wisconsin’s 2013 class, Dearring joins point guard Bronson Koenig and they have the potential to be the Badgers’ back court of the future.
Apparently Dearring could have held out for more offers, but with he and his family convinced that Wisconsin was the right fit they saw no need to delay the decision.
Wisconsin had three starters from Minnesota on last year’s team (Taylor, Jared Berggren and Mike Bruesewitz), with Bruesewitz having been coached in high school by Dearring’s current high school coach Tom Dasovich.
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