A walk-on, J.D. Wise enters his fourth season with the Badger basketball team after making the team through an open tryout in 2009. A combo guard, Wise has appeared in eight career games at Wisconsin.
2012-13 Season Has played in nine games ... netted a 3-pointer against Nebraska on Feb. 26 ... scored two points and added a steal against Nebraska-Omaha on Dec. 4 ... grabbed one rebound against Presbyterian on Nov. 20.
2011-12 Season Played in 6 games ... career-high 5 points against Northwestern on Jan. 18 ... scored first points (2) of career against Wofford on Nov. 19 ... matched career high with two minutes of playing time against Kennesaw State on Nov. 12 2010-11 Season Appeared in 1 game ... suffered a season-ending fracture in his right foot and had postseason surgery
2009-10 Season Appeared in one game, making UW debut vs. Cal Poly ... ineligible for 2010 spring semester
J.D. Wise has appeared in 17 career games at Wisconsin.
High School Named first-team All-Midwest Classic Conference and all-area honorable mention as a senior at Whitefish Bay Dominican in 2008 ... averaged 12.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game during senior season ... earned second-team all-conference honors after averaging 10.0 points and 4.0 rebounds as a junior ... posted per-game averages of 9.0 points and 3.0 rebounds as a sophomore, good for second-team All-Parkland Conference accolades ... also played one year of high school football, baseball and track & field ... National Honor Society member
Personal Full name is James Davis Wise II ... last name pronunciation rhymes with "eyes" ... born in Milwaukee, Wis. ... parents are James and Vicki Wise ... has two older sisters, Erica and Janell, who both attended UW ... high school teammate of Kwamain Mitchell, who plays at Saint Louis and Jerel Harris, who plays at Stevens Point ... majoring in political science