Dekker is one of just four true freshman to start under Bo Ryan.
Honors Earned honorable mention All-Big Ten & Big Ten All-Freshman Team honors in 2012-13
Career Has played in 35 games (3 starts) One of just four true freshman to start under Bo Ryan (joining Devin Harris, Alando Tucker & Josh Gasser)
2012-13 Season Has appeared in 35 games, making three starts ... earned Big Ten All-Freshman team recognition as well as honorable mention All-Big Ten honors ... named Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 14) and Co-Freshman of the Week (March 4) ... one of just four true freshman to start under Bo Ryan (joining Devin Harris, Alando Tucker and Josh Gasser) ... ranks fourth on the team averaging 9.6 points per game ... leading scorer (9.4) in conference play among all Big Ten reserves ... ranks 14th in the conference and fourth among all Big Ten freshmen in field percentage (.478) ... ranks seventh in the Big Ten in 3-point field goal percentage (.391) ... has reached double-figures in nine of the last 12 games ... recorded at least one made 3-pointer in 17 of last 21 games ... recorded 14 points and added three rebounds in NCAA tournament debut against Ole Miss (March 22) ... tallied 11 points on 5-for-8 (.625) shooting against Indiana (March 16) in the Big Ten tournament semifinals ... scored 14 points and added four rebounds at Penn State (March 10) ... tied a career-best scoring 19 points while adding four assists against Nebraska on Feb. 26 ... scored 13 points and tallied two steals in a career-high 28 minutes of action against Ohio State on Feb. 17 ... scored 14 points and tallied four rebounds at Minnesota (Feb. 14) ... tallied six points, eight rebounds and three steals in first career start at Marquette (Dec. 8) ... scored 19 points on 7-for-13 (.538) shooting from the field against Arkansas on Nov. 24 ... netted 16 points on 6-for-8 (.750) shooting from the field against Presbyterian on Nov. 20 ... scored eight points, including a 2-for-3 (.667) effort from 3-point range in his Badgers debut against Southeastern Louisiana on Nov. 11 ... guided the 2012 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team to a gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championships inSao Sebastiáo do Paraiso, Brazil in June of 2012.
High School The Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year and a 2012 Parade All-American ... named 4th-team All-American from ESPN.com ... amassed 2,629 career points, finishing as the fourth-leading scorer in Wisconsin high school history ... AP first team all-state, as well as Wisconsin Basketball Coaches' Association's Mr. Basketball award winner as a senior ... averaged a state-best 32.5 points, 13.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game while leading Sheboygan Lutheran to the school's first-ever WIAA state title ... scored 40 points in the state championship game, including the game-winning 3-pointer with two seconds left ... shot 58.7 percent from the field, 35.9 percent from 3-point range and 71.9 percent from the free throw line ... 13th-ranked player in the nation following his senior season according to Rivals.com ... posted 15 30-point games as a senior, including four where he scored 40 or more points ... the 2012 McDonald's All-American nominee participated in both the All-American Championship and the Basketball Classic following his senior campaign ... AP second-team all-state pick as a junior after averaging 28.8 points, 10.4 rebounds and 4 assists.
Personal: Born in Sheboygan, Wis. ... parents are Todd and Carol ... father, Todd, served as his high school coach at Lutheran ... has two older siblings, John and Hannah ... major is undecided.