Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan should be the 2013 Big Ten Coach of the Year

Bo Ryan 2013 Coach of the Year

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…]

The mysterious play of the Wisconsin Badgers Traevon Jackson

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Coming into the season, Wisconsin Badgers sophomore point guard Traevon Jackson‘s claim to fame was being the son of Big Ten legend and former NBA pro Jim Jackson.

Now he’s in the midst of an unpredictable point guard shuffle for a decent Badgers team (14-6) who has surged to a 5-2 record in the best conference in America.

To say Jackson’s season has been defined by up-and-down moments would be an understatement; the latest moment being a game-winning shot against 12th ranked Minnesota. [Read more…]

Wisconsin Adds 2 Guards, 2 Forwards on Signing Day

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Wisconsin Badgers head coach Bo Ryan announced four additions to the men’s basketball team Wednesday when Traevon Jackson, Frank Kaminsky, George Marshall and Jarrod Uthoff signed National Letters of Intent to attend the University of Wisconsin. The four high school seniors will enroll at UW next year and play college basketball for the Badgers beginning in the fall of 2011.

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