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Badgers hoops adds pair of walk-ons


MADISON (PRESS RELEASE) - With the graduation of former walk-ons Morris Cain and Kevin Gullikson, the Wisconsin men's basketball team has filled out its roster with a pair of walk-on freshmen guards for the 2009-10 season.  Dan Fahey (Chicago, Ill.) and Jeremy Glover (Haymarket, Va.) are the latest additions to head coach Bo Ryan's class of 2009 that also includes freshmen Mike Bruesewitz (Mendota Heights, Minn.) and Diamond Taylor (Bolingbrook, Ill.).

"We're looking forward to the contributions that both Dan and Jeremy will make to our program both on and off the court," Ryan said. "They are added to a long list of very productive preferred walk-ons that have played at Wisconsin."

DAN FAHEY (6-2, 180)

As a senior captain at Saint Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, Ill., Fahey averaged 12 points, six rebounds and six assists per game. Fahey earned All-Chicago Catholic League honors and was named to the Jack Tosh All-Tournament Team. He posted averages of eight points, four rebounds and four assists per game during his junior campaign. As a sophomore, Fahey captained his sophomore team to a 26-1 record. He also lettered two years in both football and volleyball.

The son of Tom and Mary Ellen, Fahey is one of five children. He has a twin brother Matt, as well as two sisters, UW alum Colleen and UW senior Meg, and brother, Tommy. Fahey's grandfather, Leo Fahey, graduated from UW in 1945 and father, Tom, played baseball for the Badgers from 1970-73.

JEREMY GLOVER (6-3, 175)

A Haymarket, Va., native, Glover led his team in scoring, rebounds, steals and blocks last year as a senior at Flint Hill High School. Glover averaged 17.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 0.6 blocks per game, shooting .519 from the field and .804 from the free throw line. He led his team to a 25-5 record and a berth in the state semifinals his final season. Glover also paced the team in scoring (14.8 ppg) as a junior en route to a 24-6 record and a trip to the state quarterfinals.

Glover is the son of Calvin and Cynthia. He has two sisters, Angela (22) and Stephanie (19) and three brothers, Jamison (13), Jarrett (11) and Justin (8).

Patrick Herb

Wisconsin Athletic Communications

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