Category: Wisconsin Badgers

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 ...

Bret Bielema Says He Went to Arkansas Because He Wanted a New Challenge

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Bret Bielema's time at Wisconsin was incredibly successful. Even though he had some struggles in big games, Bielema led the Badgers to three straight Big 10 Championships for the first time in the school's history and they will be heading to their 3rd straight Rose Bowl appearance this season after ...

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 ...

J.J. Watt Goes From Pride of Small Wisconsin Town to NFL Playoff Hero for Houston Texans

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

J.J. Watt hails from Pewaukee, Wisc., a town of perhaps 12,000 people. After a successful collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin in his backyard, Watt is a rookie adjusting to life down south in the city of Houston. I suppose it's safe to say he's living up to the ...

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 ...

Tom Izzo Proclaims Big Ten Basketball is as Good as it’s been in Years

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Indiana was unbeaten until Wednesday night when Michigan State took down the Hoosiers in East Lansing. Ohio State may be the top team in the country; and Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota each have just two losses as conference play gets underway. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo isn't saying that the ...