CHICAGO — Wisconsin senior Traevon Jackson sat at his locker, fielding questions from a reporter following the Badgers’ 71-60 victory over Michigan in a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game on Friday.
He has his left shoe still laced up, while his right shoe is removed as he gradually rolls his foot back-and-fourth on a roller.
Jackson hasn’t played since on Jan. 11, when he broke his right foot in a 67-62 loss to Rutgers. He was given an expected recovery time of six weeks.
It has been been just under nine weeks now since the injury, and Jackson has had to learn to cope with the injury and watch from the sideline as his team continues to roll and make a case for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
“I’d say I’m about 90 percent right now,” Jackson said, following Friday’s win over Michigan. “I definitely have a…
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