Scout's Take: Ethan Happ

Wisconsin basketball's lone verbal commit in the 2014 recruiting class, Taylor Ridge (Ill.) Rockridge forward Ethan Happ has a good weekend at the NY2LA Swish N' Dish in Mequon. Fox Sports National Recruiting Analyst Brian Snow gives his take.

Rated: Currently ranked a two-star prospect in the country by Fox Sports Next, Ethan Happ will likely get a ratings boost in the coming months.

Brian Snow's take: Happ is a kid who fits the Wisconsin mold for sure. He is a cerebral forward with a good idea of how to play and can make shots. He is likely to end up as a pick and pop forward because he would struggle on the defensive end against wings, and then offensively that is how he would best get open looks.

One thing he can do is handle the basketball and push it on the break after getting a rebound. Everything is a straight line drive with the basketball, as he doesn't change directions at all, but he does have a good handle and a good feel for the game for a player his size.

Due to the fact that he is a little undersized and will struggle athletically it is tough to see him as a top 100 kid at this point, but he should fit in great with the way Bo Ryan likes to play.He's quick, intelligent and has a lot of room to improve, which should excite Wisconsin fans.

Recruiting Impact: Happ's recruitment is a lot similar to Sam Dekker's journey: raw, under-the-radar prospect with a high upside. I am not saying Happ is going to be a five-star recruit, but does a lot of really good things that will benefit him at Wisconsin. UW needs post depth, and Happ will be able to provide that as a No.3 or No.4 in a few years.

Quotable: "It was kind of weird to get the Wisconsin offer so early, but it just felt like the right fit. I just feel like it's a really good program year in a year out. It's a really good team."

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