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His playing time has decreased since the start of Big Ten play, but freshman guard Zak Showalter has accomplished one of the goals he set out to do this season: make an impact with the time he was given.

MADISON - When the words ‘impact freshman' come up in correlation with the Wisconsin men's basketball team, it's hard not to gravitate immediately to forward Sam Dekker. Having played in all 24 games, including three starts, Dekker is sixth among conference freshmen and fourth on the team in scoring (8.8 points per game) and has already hit a bevy of big shots that have fans drooling at the...

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