Wisconsin has filled out its 2021-22 roster with the addition of Cincinnati transfer Chris Vogt. The 7-foot-1 senior and graduate transfer is the third player the Badgers and head coach Greg Gard have acquired in the transfer portal this off-season, joining Isaac Lindsey (UNLV) and Jahcobi Neath (Wake Forest).
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Last season, Vogt averaged 5.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks while averaging 18.5 minutes per game for the Bearcats in 21 starts. As a junior in 2019-20, Vogt started 29 games and put up 11.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks while shooting 64.8 percent from the field, which led the American Athletic Conference.
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UW will be Vogt’s third stop. The Mayfield, K.Y. native originally began his career at Northern Kentucky, where he spent two seasons. Vogt will provide some much-needed depth and experience to a UW frontcourt, which loses starters Nate Reuvers, Aleem Ford, and Micah Potter. The Badgers do return sophomore Tyler Wahl and a pair of freshmen, Ben Carlson and Steven Crowl, who were both used in reserve duty last season.
Vogt is a former three-star recruit. Per the 247sports composite, he was the nation’s No. 33 ranked center in the class of 2017.