Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard, formerly interim head coach, pauses while thanking his mother and father during an introductory press conference at the Nicholas Johnson Pavilion in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Gard's father Glen died in October 2015 at the age of 72 of glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain cancer. M.P. KING -- State Journal

M.P. KING -- State Journal

Quick profiles on high school verbal commits in the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team's 2017 recruiting class.

Click on each recruit for our story from the day of their commitment.

Guard -- 6-foot-3, 190 pounds

High school: Maple Grove (Minnesota)

Commit date: July 11, 2016

Stars: 4 (Scout, 247 Sports)

Notable other offers: Stanford, Georgia Tech, Michigan, Minnesota, N.C. State, Northwestern, Northern Iowa


Guard -- 6-foot-3, 175 pounds

High school: LaCrosse Central (Wisconsin)

Commit date: Sept. 16, 2015

Stars: 4 (Scout, 247 Sports)

Notable other offers: Iowa State, Marquette, 


Forward -- 6-foot-10, 210 pounds

High school: Lakeville North (Minnesota)

Commit date: May 18, 2016

Stars: 3 (Scout, 247 Sports)

Notable other offers: Clemson, Creighton, Illinois, Marquette, Minnesota, Northwestern