Aug 1, 2014, 10:09 AM EDT
You’ve seen the pictures of the rings. Now see the player’s reactions once they got them.
Jul 28, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT
Wisconsin got some pretty cool rings for making the Final Four.
Jul 8, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT
This month is important for every program, but these seven teams (plus five more!) have more on the line than the rest.
Apr 26, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT
Wisconsin has rewarded Bo Ryan with a contract extension through the 2018-19 season.
Apr 5, 2014, 10:36 AM EDT
Acting on a dare, Zach Bohannon undergoes this Herculean task.
Apr 3, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT
Wisconsin point guard Traevon Jackson has grown into the fearless floor general the Badgers have needed in their trek to the Final Four.
Mar 29, 2014, 11:26 PM EDT
Wisconsin advanced to their head coach’s first career Final Four.
Mar 27, 2014, 11:16 PM EDT
No. 2 Wisconsin had a special guest in the locker room following its win over No. 6 Baylor, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.
Mar 27, 2014, 10:04 PM EDT
Bo Ryan advanced to just his second Elite 8 as the head coach of the Badgers.
Mar 2, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT
For another year, Wisconsin will finish Big Ten play as one of the top four teams in the conference standings. That became a certainty on Sunday afternoon when No. 14 Wisconsin held off a late comeback from Penn State, defeating the Nittany Lions on the road with a 71-66 final, giving the Badgers their seventh consecutive…
Feb 1, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT
Going into Saturday’s Big Ten clash in Madison, it was hard to tell who needed the win more: No. 24 Ohio State or No. 14 Wisconsin. Both teams entered Big Ten play with undefeated records but have since struggled in league play as the Buckeyes had dropped five out of six games entering Madison while…
Jan 30, 2014, 12:09 AM EDT
In ending their three-game losing streak with a win at Purdue on Saturday afternoon No. 14 Wisconsin seemed to have turned things around, and in theory a home game against Northwestern represented the opportunity to go on a run. Unfortunately for Bo Ryan’s Badgers things didn’t work out that way, as they struggled on both…
Jan 25, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT
In three consecutive losses No. 9 Wisconsin allowed opponents to shoot better than 51% from the field, with their inability to keep guards out of the lane a big reason why they struggled defensively against Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota. So entering their game at Purdue, it was clear what Bo Ryan’s team needed to do…
Jan 6, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT
No. 4 Wisconsin took down No. 22 Iowa in the first marquee matchup of the Big Ten regular season, erasing an 11-point halftime deficit in the process, and all anyone wants to do is talk about Fran McCaffery’s inability to keep his emotions in check. And to a point, I get it. When a coach…
Dec 30, 2013, 1:38 PM EDT
College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences. To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Keith Appling, Michigan State The…
Dec 7, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT
The Wisconsin Badgers and head coach Bo Ryan announced on Saturday morning that redshirt sophomore guard George Marshall has opted to transfer. The announcement of Marshall’s transfer was released on the Wisconsin athletics website this morning. “George came and talked to me and he informed me that he wanted to pursue his options of playing…
Oct 27, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT
With the loss of Jared Berggren, Mike Bruesewitz, Ryan Evans from last season’s 23-win squad, Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan will rely on returnees such as guards Ben Brust and Josh Gasser and wing Sam Dekker to lead the way in 2013-14. Also of importance for Wisconsin is the arrival of a talented five-man freshman…
Oct 21, 2013, 10:49 AM EDT
Bo Ryan held a “Shooting Down Cancer” event over the weekend and ended up donating more than $66,000 to cancer research. More than 2,000 students showed up, with each getting a chance to shoot a free throw and a half court shot. For each student that stepped into the Kohl Center, Ryan donated a dollar.…
Oct 15, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT
Wisconsin fans have a tradition. In between the third and fourth quarters at football games, ‘Jump Around’ by House of Pain gets blasted through the speakers while the fans at the stadium … jump around. It’s one of those dumb, corny traditions that makes college and college athletics just so, so awesome. On Saturday, with…
Oct 12, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT
Bo Ryan has been head coach at Wisconsin since 2001. His Badgers haven’t missed the NCAA tournament once during that time. They’ve never finished lower than fourth in the exceptionally loaded Big Ten. Think on that, and consider the persistence and consistency Ryan imparts to a team that changes in makeup every season. The grit…
Oct 7, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…
Aug 25, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT
With Ryan Evans, Jared Berggren and Mike Bruesewitz — Wisconsin’s three top rebounders from last season — graduating, Bo Ryan is looking for some added production on the frontline besides rising sophomore Sam Dekker. On Wisconsin’s trip to Canada, the Badgers may have an answer in 6-foot-11 rising junior Frank Kaminsky. As a sophomore, Kaminsky played…
Apr 27, 2012, 9:40 PM EDT
Bo Ryan’s entire college coaching career has taken place in the state of Wisconsin. He became a Badgers assistant in 1976, head coached at Wisconsin-Platteville for fifteen years, then hopscotched through Wisconsin-Milwaukee briefly before landing back in Madison in the head role. Just in case there was any doubt Ryan will end his career in…
Feb 29, 2012, 1:09 PM EDT
I believe there is an old proverb: If it shoots like Big Ten basketball and plays defense like Big Ten basketball, it must be Big Ten basketball. Bo Ryan echoed that sentiment after his team’s 52-45 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night. After a dismal first half shooting performance (19%), the No. 15 Badgers used…
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