Wisconsin basketball lands a preferred walk-on from the Badger State

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Wisconsin basketball added to their 2022 class on Monday when Badger State native Luke Haertle accepted a preferred walk-on offer to play for UW.

The 6-foot-4 guard was a high school star in both basketball and football, playing quarterback at Lake Country Lutheran. No, the tradition of high school quarterbacks playing at Wisconsin will not end when Brad Davison and Jonathan Davis leave town.

Wisconsin’s 2022 class currently includes Connor Essegian, a three-star guard from Indiana who has already officially signed with the Badgers.

On the Wisconsin prep circuit, Haertle played for Wisconsin Playground Club, and put up over 24 points per contest as a junior. On Monday, Haertle announced his commitment on Twitter: