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Josh Gasser Out For Season


MADISON, Wisconsin - The Badger men's basketball team suffers a major blow before the season even begins.  Point guard Josh Gasser, a junior, tore his anterior cruciate ligament Saturday at Badgers' practice. He'll redshirt this season and undergo surgery in the upcoming days, according to the school, which did not specify the ACL in question (left or right).

Gasser was a starting shooting guard for UW the past two seasons, but in a year of transition following the departure of Jordan Taylor, someone had to step in at point. Badgers coach Bo Ryan announced earlier this week at Big Ten media day that Gasser had won the job. The injury means redshirt freshman George Marshall and sophomore Trea Jackson will share duties at the 1 for Wisconsin.

Gasser averaged 34 minutes, 6.8 points and 4.1 rebounds the past two seasons for UW.

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