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Junior Zach Bohannon begins his UW tenure after redshirting the 2011-12 season as a transfer from Air Force. After entering UW as a walk-on, Bohannon was awarded a scholarship for the 2012-13 season. The younger brother of former Badger 1,000-point scorer Jason Bohannon, Zach appeared in 39 games (1 start) in two seasons at Air Force. At 6-foot-6, Bohannon has the frame and tenacity to play under the basket, but also the touch to shoot from the perimeter.
Bohannon has seen action in 17 games off the bench for the Badgers
Career Made Badger debut in UW's 2012-13 season opener vs. SE Louisiana (11/11/12) Appeared in 39 career games with one start in two seasons at Air Force Made first-career start at UTEP (12/29/10) Owns three career games in double figures
Honors Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors (2013)
2012-13 Season (at Wisconsin) Has seen action in 17 games off the bench ... scored four points and tied a season-high grabbing four rebounds at Northwestern (Feb. 20) ... scored two points and added four rebounds at Iowa on Jan. 19 ... netted two points and added a rebound against Nebraska-Omaha on Dec. 4 ... tallied three points, two rebounds and two assists against Presbyterian (Nov. 20) ... scored a season-high five points and added five rebounds and a block in nine minutes during his Badgers debut against Southeastern Louisiana on Nov. 11.
2011-12 Season (at Wisconsin) Ineligible for competition per NCAA transfer rules
2010-11 Season (at Air Force) Missed the first 10 games after right thumb surgery during the preseason, but returned to play 13.5 minutes per game and average 4.3 points and 2.0 rebounds ... shot .492 from the field and .367 from 3-point range ... posted career-highs of 12 points, eight boards and five assists in a win at Utah
2009-10 Season (at Air Force) Appeared in 17 games ... season-highs of eight points and five rebounds at home against BYU ... also played season-high 18 minutes vs. the Cougars ... made first career three-pointer against Prairie View A&M ... career-high three steals vs. UNLV ... played double-figure minutes in five of the team's last eight games
High School Three-year letterwinner in basketball at Linn-Mar HS ... led team to a 24-3 record and runner-up finish in Class 4A as a senior ... named to all-tournament team at state tournament ... first-team all-state selection and conference player of the year as a senior ... second-team all-state and first-team all-conference selection as a junior ... averaged a double-double (15 pts., 10 reb.) as a junior ... helped team to the 4A state championship as a sophomore ... academic all-state selection ... member of National Honor Society ... high school basketball coach was Chris Robertson
Personal Parents are Gordy and Brenda Bohannon ... has three brothers, Jason, Matt and Jordan ... older brother, Jason, was a four-year letterwinner in men's basketball at Wisconsin ... father, Gordy, played quarterback at the University of Iowa, starting in the 1982 Rose Bowl ... majoring in economics and will earn his undergraduate degree in December of 2012 ... is also currently pursuing a master's degree in life sciences communications and is scheduled to complete that in the summer of 2013