Chris Vogt, a Cincinnati graduate transfer, has committed to Wisconsin’s men’s basketball program. With his commitment, UW’s 2021-2022 roster is completed. He will provide the Badgers with much needed experience down low after graduating big men Nate Reuvers and Micah Potter.
Vogt, a 7’1”, 260 pound center, was a three star recruit coming out of Graves County High School in Kentucky. He began his collegiate career at Northern Kentucky before transferring to Cincinnati after two seasons. In his first season as a Bearcat in 2019-2020, Vogt averaged 11.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks per game. In addition, he shot 64.8% from the field, which led the American Athletic Conference. However, last season he saw his minutes and production decrease, averaging just 5.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks per game. UW will hope to see him return to his junior year form.
— Chris Vogt (@ChrisVogt33) May 8, 2021
Vogt is the third player Coach Greg Gard and his staff have acquired through the transfer portal this offseason. He joins UNLV transfer Isaac Lindsey and Wake Forest transfer Jahcobi Neath as transfers who have found homes at UW. Vogt said that Wisconsin contacted him as soon as he entered the transfer portal. He chose UW over several schools, including Big Ten rival Minnesota. The Badgers were expected to land a big man from the portal, and Vogt provides the size and depth they were looking for.
Welcome to Madison, Chris Vogt!
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