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- The Milwaukee Bucks have signed one of their two second-round draft picks.
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks have signed one of their two second-round draft picks.
Terms of the deal with 6-foot-7 guard Darington Hobson have not been revealed. Hobson averaged 16 points and nine rebounds a game last season for the New Mexico Lobos. He was a third-team All-American selection. His signing completes the Bucks 15-man roster.
Former Madison Edgewood pitcher Matt Krueger will begin his pro career in Australia. He has signed a contract with the Wanneroo Giants in the Western Australia league, and he’ll report there next week. The Giants play in a suburb of Perth on the country’s west coast, and the league plays a 40-game schedule from November through late January. Krueger is a Madison native. He went 8-and-1 as a senior at Edgewood, and was named an All-Midwest second team selection. Krueger set a single-season school record with 79 strikeouts in his final year with the Eagles.