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.

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Big Ten Post-Season Awards

By: David Kay

With the exception of the four teams who finished within a game of each other atop the Big Ten standings, the conference as a whole has to be considered a disappointment.  Teams like Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota failed to meet the expectations put upon them in the pre-season.

Still, the junior class running the Big Ten put forth some tremendous seasons.  Time now for me to hand out my Big Ten post-season awards:

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