Bucks draft Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo

  MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have selected guard Donte DiVincenzo out of Villanova with the 17th overall pick of the NBA draft, filling a critical need for a perimeter shooter.
   A breakout performance in the NCAA championship game against Michigan helped scouts take notice of the 6-foot-5 sophomore when he had 31 points off the bench and hit five 3-pointers. He shot 40 percent from 3-point range last season.
   Registering a combine-best 42-inch vertical leap, DiVincenzo’s athleticism also fits on a roster led by All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo, a 6-foot-11 forward with a 7-3 wingspan.  Better shooting from teammates could give Antetokounmpo even more room to maneuver in the lane for a highlight-reel bucket.
   The Bucks hired Mike Budenholzer last month to take over as head coach. One of the league’s up-and-coming franchises hopes to take another step forward after first-round playoff exits in three of the past four seasons.



More Sports


Weather Outlook: Cold front to bring changes to the Chippewa Valley

Weather Outlook: Cold front to bring changes to the Chippewa Valley

The cold front in Minnesota this afternoon will mover through tonight and tomorrow, bringing rain chances and fall like temperatures

Connect With WQOW

College Sports – Saturday

UW-Eau Claire football dropped their first game of the season Saturday, falling to #3 St. Thomas (MN) 49-0. UW-Stout improved

HS Sports – Thursday

High School volleyball action from Thursday night, highlights from Eau Claire Memorial vs. Chippewa Falls, Menomonie vs. Eau Claire North,

College Sports – Wednesday

The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team opened up WIAC play Wednesday night, sweeping UW-River Falls 3-0.

Blugold football confident coming off of bye

The Blugolds are 2-0 for the first since 2010, and are confident heading into this Saturday's game against St. Thomas.

HS Sports – Tuesday

Bloomer swept Ladysmith 3-0 in high school volleyball Tuesday night, moving to 4-0 in the Heart O'North. Also, highlights from

Scroll to top
Skip to content