MADISON – Greg Gard’s workforce need to be close to total-toughness when it travels to Las Vegas for the 2021 Maui Invitational.
Sophomore guard Johnny Davis, who was held out of Wisconsin’s 63-58 loss to Providence on Monday since of a bruised mend, returned to exercise Thursday.
UW (2-1) opens the match from Texas A&M (4-) at 1 p.m. Monday in a game to be televised by ESPN2 and Davis is envisioned to be back again in the starting lineup.
“I’m emotion superior than what I was for the duration of the Providence game,” Davis said right after observe Thursday. “I’m searching forward to taking part in in Vegas.”
Davis, who is averaging 15. factors, 4. rebounds and 3.5 helps, endured a bruised heel in the 72-34 victory above UW-Green Bay on Nov. 12.
He performed 25 minutes and contributed 15 factors, 5 rebounds, one block and one steal.
In the meantime, guard Jahcobi Neath remains sidelined with a decrease physique injury. His standing continues to be working day-today.
Neath has missed UW’s last two video games. He contributed 4 points and two rebounds in 18 minutes in UW’s 81-58 victory over St. Francis Brooklyn in the year-opener.
Davis endured the harm in the to start with 50 percent of the activity towards UWGB.
“I drove to the lane and arrived to a leap-end and I landed directly on my heel,” Davis explained. “It was just type of a bone bruise. No fracture.”
Davis did at first concern the harm may possibly be serious.
“Last time I experienced an X-Ray – it was a even though back again – and we discovered out it was fractured,” he reported, referring to his time in superior faculty. “I was really relieved.”