Former Badger Jon Leuer Talks NBA Lockout, Playing Overseas

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Former Wisconsin Badgers forward Jon Leuer had his dream come true last month when the Milwaukee Bucks selected him with the 40th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.  But like the rest of the 2011 draft class, Leuer has to wait out a likely lengthy NBA Lockout before he gets a chance to actually play in the league.

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Wisconsin Badgers Jon Leuer Makes Naismith Top 30 Midseason List

In addition to causing NBA scouts to drool over his versatile game, Wisconsin Badgers starting forward Jon Leuer has been named to the Naismith Midseason List.

The list is comprised of the top 30 players in the country chosen by Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors. The Naismith Award, given to the top player in the country, will be handed out during the 2011 NCAA Men’s Final Four in Houston.

Leuer has played a key role in helping #13 Wisconsin (18-5, 8-3) reach second in the Big Ten Standings while averaging 19.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
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