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Wisconsin basketball reaches out to talented D-II transfer forward

Wisconsin basketball is in pursuit of Union (Division II) transfer forward Jordan Pkye, according to The Portal Report on X.

The 6-foot-7 forward averaged averaged 13.8 points and 5.8 rebounds on 51.7% shooting as a true freshman in 2023-24. He entered the portal with three years of eligibility remaining.

Related: Tracking Wisconsin basketball’s reported transfer portal visits and targets

The Badgers are reportedly one of numerous schools to express interest in the D-II transfer, though they appear to be the only power-conference team.

Greg Gard and his staff are working to replace the departing production of star guard A.J. Storr and recently graduated forward Tyler Wahl. Pyke would create depth in a frontcourt that needs substantial help.

For more on Wisconsin’s roster and transfer portal activity, check out Badgers Wire’s ongoing 2024 transfer portal tracker.

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