MADISON – Wisconsin basketball’s hot recruiting weekend didn’t end on Saturday.
After filling up its 2016 scholarship class with IMG Academy point guard D’Mitrik Trice and small forward Aleem Ford, the Badgers got a verbal commitment from Oak Park (Ill.) Fenwick forward Mike Ballard Sunday.
The 6-5, 195-pound Ballard averaged 10.3 points per game last season for the Friars, who went 28-3 last season. Ballard shot 46 percent from 2-point range and 39 percent from 3-point range this past season.
Ballard’s commitment gives the Badgers 19 players on their 2016-17 roster,