Wisconsin Players Mystified and Impressed with NCAA Tournament's Stenographer

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMarch 22, 2015

via @BadgerMBB

Although basketball is the main focus for Bo Ryan's team, the Wisconsin Badgers have become equally obsessed with stenography.

A stenographer is on hand at NCAA tournament press conferences to transcribe everything that coaches and players say. The stenographer may go unnoticed by many, but it's certainly captured the attention of Badgers players.

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, Sam Dekker and Nigel Hayes have taken some time recently to learn about stenography and have even been able to try it out for themselves. 

It's a quirky story, but it's cool to see players get a kick out of something like this.

During Saturday's press conference, Hayes had some fun when talking about the stenographer:

Hayes also made a point of giving the stenographer some love on Twitter:

If the Badgers can make a deep run in the 2015 NCAA tournament, their press conferences will be something to watch.

[Wisconsin Basketball, h/t Deadspin]

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