Jon LeuerWisconsin’s Jon Leuer was cleared to practice yesterday (Monday), for the first time since breaking his left wrist back on January 9th. 

The Badgers are 6-3 in Leuer’s absence, but they may not have to play without him anymore.  The Minnesota native could play Thursday night when the Badgers take on the Minnesota Gophers in Big Ten action.  Leuer said he’s in good shape, but will still have to knock the rust off.

AUDIO: Jon Leuer says he’ll have to work the rust off :15

Leuer was averaging 15.4-points and 6.2 rebounds a game prior to the injury.  He said he’s thrilled to be back on the floor.

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