Found February 07, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. Mike Bruesewitz means no disrespect to the Minnesota basketball program by saying this, but there's a reason some of the most talented high school players in the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" have ventured east to play for Wisconsin in recent years. Bruesewitz, a St. Paul, Minn., native and Badgers forward, said part of Wisconsin's success in recruiting players away from Minnesota simply has to do with the level of consistency each program has experienced. Since Bo Ryan became Wisconsin's coach in 2001-02, the Badgers have made the NCAA tournament all 10 seasons. Minnesota has qualified just three times during that span. "They had a couple down years where they didn't make the tournament and were just kind of an average Big Ten team," Bruesewitz said of the Gophers. "Wisconsin was winning Big Ten titles and going to the NCAA tournament every year as soon as coach Ryan got here. Winning is a big part of this whole ordeal, so that ki...
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