It was National Signing Day for college basketball recruits on Wednesday. The Wisconsin men announced the signing of high school senior Ethan Happ of Taylor Ridge Illinois. He was an All-State selection last year, averaging 23 points and 10 rebounds a game.
Marquette said it signed two of its four recruits this morning -- guard Ahmed Hill of Augusta Georgia, and guard Sandy Cohen from Seymour near Green Bay. As a junior, the all-stater Hill led Aquinas High School to the Georgia Class-"A" high school semi-finals, averaging 30 points and 12 boards per contest. Cohen was a coaches all-state selection in his junior year at Seymour, averaging 17 points and seven rebounds.
Also yesterday, the U-W Green Bay women's basketball team signed four recruits from the Badger State -- guards Laken James of Oconto, Allie LeClaire of Green Bay Notre Dame, and Jen Willnitz of South Wayne Black Hawk. The Phoenix also signed guard-forward Jessica Lindstrom from Superior.