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Bo Ryan Has Wisconsin in the Big Dance for the 15th Straight Season

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

For the 15th straight season, the Wisconsin Badgers will play in the NCAA tournament. And they're 10-1 in their tournament-opening games since Bo Ryan took over. That said, the Badgers haven't been to the Elite Eight since 2005. Might that change given the nature of this year's West Region? We'll ...

Barry Alvarez Returns to Coach Wisconsin, but for Just One Game

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Bret Bielema stunned the college football world this week when he left Wisconsin to become the coach at Arkansas. Badgers athletic director Barry Alvarez says he hopes to have a coach in place by Jan. 1, but will coach the team in the Rose Bowl, a situation that he knows ...

Bo Ryan Believes the Jared Uthoff Transfer Situation Was the Opposite of a PR Nightmare

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Bo Ryan's last week could have gone better. The Wisconsin coach went under the microscope for a situation involving the transfer of his former player, Jared Uthoff. Initially it came out that Ryan was blocking all Big Ten and ACC schools, as well as Iowa State and Marquette, from Uthoff's ...

John Calipari, Mark Few and Jim Boeheim weigh in on Bo Ryan-Jarrod Uthoff Wisconsin Transfer Mess

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Wisconsin University has elected to reverse its decision regarding Jarrod Uthoff. Bo Ryan had originally told his freshman forward that Wisconsin would block him from contacting as many as 25 schools in the Big 10 and ACC. While it's not unusual to block a transfer from going to an in-conference ...

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim: Wisconsin is Probably One of the Most Dangerous Teams We Can Play, Also Calls Charles Barkley an Idiot

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Don't try telling Jim Boeheim that his Syracuse team shouldn't even be here in the Sweet Sixteen. That's what many have said because it appeared a couple of questionable calls fell the way of the Orange in a seven-point victory over No. 16-seeded North Carolina-Asheville. Boeheim has an argument for ...

Style Points Or Not, Bo Ryan Has Wisconsin Back in the Sweet Sixteen

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan grew up in Chester, Penn., southwest of Philadelphia. He saw his fair share of pick-up basketball games growing up and he can't help but feel like he's sometimes watching them again. No, not the pick-up games like those you saw on the And 1 tour, but ...

Montee Ball Made His Decision to Return for His Senior Year Two Days Before the Rose Bowl

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Montee Ball was the second best running back in college football this year. Ball finished his junior year at Wisconsin with 1900 yards and 39 total touchdowns. His incredible season in Madison even earned him a trip to New York for the Heisman Trophy Presentation. All signs pointed to Ball ...

Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema: “I’ll take our team gainst any team in the country.”

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Bret Bielema can't help but wonder how his Wisconsin football team would do against the likes of Alabama and LSU. The Badgers are conceivably two Hail Marys away from having that opportunity, having lost on the final play of the game at Michigan State and in the final minute at ...

Wisconsin QB Russell Wilson Entrenches Himself in the Heisman Race By Dominating Nebraska

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

It seemed like an easy bet when Russell Wilson committed to play his senior year at Wisconsin that he would be in the discussion for individual awards and have the Badgers in the thick of things for a Big 10 title, and perhaps even in the national championship discussion. Through ...

Bret Bielema Says Russell Wilson Fit In Quickly With The Badgers

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

There is a new team in the Big Ten this season and they have already risen to the top of the conference in terms of preseason rankings. Nebraska has come over from the Big 12 and after back-to-back 10 win seasons, the Huskers are the preseason favorites to take home ...