At the end of a tough non-conference schedule, pundits and fans alike speculated that there was no way Bo Ryan could take a Wisconsin Badgers team without their starting point guard and contend for a Big Ten Title.
The Badgers were throttled at Florida (74-56 loss), picked apart by Creighton (84-74 loss), shocked by Virginia at home (60-54) and embarrassed by in-state rival Marquette (60-50 loss).
Not exactly the ideal way to go in to play in the best conference in America.
And now at the conclusion of their Big Ten slate and a 12-6 conference record, we’ve learned what everyone should have already known.
NEVER DOUBT BO who should be the Big Ten’s 2013 Coach of the Year. [Read more...]