A look at Kirk Penney's career with the
** Has been a part of 80 victories with the Badgers, just one shy of the school record held by Charlie Wills.
** Ranks eighth on the school's career scoring list with 1,379 points.
** Ranks second on the school's career list for 3-point attempts (521) and is third for 3-pointers made (203). He needs to make 25 more to become the all-time leader in the latter.
** Ranks fifth all-time in games played (122) and is eighth all-time in minutes played (3,224).
** Expected to be named first team All-Big Ten for the second straight season. Was Academic All-Big Ten selection last year (landscape architecture major).
** Joined select
group of just 35 players who have played in the NCAA Final Four and the
Olympics in the same year. He accomplished that feat as a freshman with the
Badgers in 2000 and later that year joined his
** Penney was the
second-leading scorer (16.9) on the
** He was the
leading scorer on
** His five career "double-doubles" are the most among active Big Ten guards.
** Has five career Big Ten player of the week honors, a school record and tied for the third most in league history.
** Only player in the conference this season to average at least 16 points, six rebounds and three assists per game.
** Will play in fourth NCAA Tournament, tying him with Charlie Wills and Travon Davis for most tournament appearances by a UW player.
** Played in UW freshman-record 34 games and started in six of them.
** His career-high
scoring game was a 33-point effort in the Badgers' upset win over
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