Dave told the Wausau Daily Herald: "Being comfortable with the coaches and players was a big thing. The campus setting, you've got quite a lot of people, but it still feels like a family. I just liked the campus a lot."
"I'm not planning on redshirting." Bliss said. "But if something changes, I wouldn't mind doing that, either. But they say I have a definite shot of playing right away. That's exciting."
The 6'10" center dominated the Wisconsin Valley Conference by scoring 18.9 points a game (third in conference) and grabbing 13.8 boards (first). Bliss also dominated in the classroom. He will finish with a 4.0 grade-point average and is planning on majoring in sports management.