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Finley Gives Back to Wisconsin

Michael Finley rocks the Fieldhouse (Getty)

After a successful 15-year NBA career that was kick started by three impresses seasons at the University of Wisconsin, two-time NBA All-Star and NBA Championship Michael Finley gives back to the Wisconsin athletic department by establishing an endowed scholarship to benefit minority student-athletes.

MADISON - Despite winning the 1991 IHSA class AA boys basketball tournament his senior year for Proviso East High School in Maywood, Illinois, Michael Finley remembers he was lightly recruited. He was a ‘Big Ten guy,' but only got Big Ten scholarship interest from Northwestern and Wisconsin. Having set up a couple of visits in the summer of 1990, Finley's first trip was to Wisconsin – a visit...

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