Wisconsin to be without reserve guard for Wednesday clash vs. Minnesota
Wisconsin backup guard Lorne Bowman II will not be available for Wednesday night’s game against Minnesota.
The Badgers announced that Bowman will not play in the rivalry bout because of a non-COVID illness. He is the second player for Wisconsin who will be unavailable for the game.
Jahcobi Neath will also not be participating in Wisconsin’s game against Minesota, serving a 1-game suspension for his involvement in a fight that broke out after Sunday’s game against Michigan.
Status Update at Minnesota:
Lorne Bowman II is not available tonight for Wisconsin — illness (non-COVID)
— brandon harrison (@brandonharrison) February 23, 2022
Bowman has appeared in 22 games this season, averaging more than 10 minutes per contest. The 6-foot-2 freshman is averaging 3 points and 1.1 rebounds per game on the year for the Badgers.
Neath has played in 17 contests and is averaging 1.8 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.
Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. ET with the game airing on Big Ten Network.