Badgers Host Five Prospects

It's a huge weekend in Madison. For starters, the Ohio State Buckeyes football team rolls into town. On the basketball side, no less than five prospects from two different classes will be on campus.

Bo Ryan's bunch has its hands full as far as entertaining guests this weekend. The Badgers have three committed players from the Class of 2004 and they'll all be on campus at the same time.

Greg Stiemsma, still rehabbing his knee injury but doing well, leads the visit list. Ranked No. 24 in our pre-season list, some close to Stiemsma are holding out hope that he can return at the end of the season. Regardless, he's one of those guys who might not make the McDonald's game but we expect him to have a significant impact during his time in Madison and when he teams with Brian Butch, the Badgers will have one of the best units in the game.

Joining Stiemsma will be committed players Michael Flowers and DeAaron Williams.

But, the Badgers aren't done. A pair of talented junior swingmen are in town. Joe Krabbenhoft (left), a small forward out of South Dakota, is probably the state's top high school prospect since, well, Mike Miller.

Krabbenhoft has already been on unofficials to Marquette and Creighton.

Bobby Frasor (right), a combo guard who was part of a 44-5 Illinois Wolves AAU team last summer, joins Krabbenhoft on campus. We think Frasor has been on Notre Dame and Illinois' campuses already and DePaul and Marquette have been mentioned as well.

The bottom line is that there's a lot of talent in Madison for the weekend and this is a significant weekend for Ryan's team.

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