Johnny Davis receives high praise after leading Wisconsin to victory over Minnesota
Johnny Davis is getting “National Player of the Year” hype after his double-double (16 points, 15 rebounds) in No. 11 Wisconsin’s 66-60 Sunday win over Minnesota.
Prominent college basketball analyst Jeff Goodman said that he has Davis as the leader for National Player of the Year.
As of today, Johnny Davis is my National Player of the Year leader.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) January 30, 2022
The Gophers gave the Badgers everything they could handle on Sunday. Davis took control down the stretch, scoring the final 6 points after Minnesota tied the game at 60-60. He also won a key rebound battle to snag his 15th board, a career-high.
As All Americans do, Johnny Davis carried his team the final two minutes. After the Gophers tied the game, Davis scored the final six points of the game and secured a big offensive rebound to seal the win for the Badgers.
— Benjamin Worgull (@TheBadgerNation) January 30, 2022
Badger teammate Brad Davison called Davis the best player in the country.
Brad Davison goes on to say Johnny Davis is the best player in the country… pic.twitter.com/UzYWKzkNDB
— Matt Belz (@savedbythebelz) January 30, 2022
Davis and the first-place Badgers continue the B1G grind at Illinois on Wednesday night.