The Dearrings from Minnetonka have deep family roots with the Badgers: the older brother is a backup guard, Dad is a basketball trainer, and the younger brother hopes to play basketball for Wisconsin one day as well.
Minnesota is not in this year’s NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Minnesota connections in March Madness. Here are 11 local connections to the tournament.
Riley Dearring was well known at Minnetonka. But the big schools were not recruiting him hard — except for Wisconsin. And his skills are a family affair.
In Friday night’s High School Sports Rally Mike Max profiles Breck tennis ace Myles Tang, David McCoy introduces to Minnetonka basketball star Riley Dearring who is all set to wear Badger red and we take a trip to the annual Minnesota Football Coaches Association convention!