Found March 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan was named Big Ten Coach of the Year by the league's media members and coaches on Monday. Ryan claimed the honor for the third time in his 12-year career at Wisconsin and first since 2002-03. He won Big Ten championships in his first two seasons with the Badgers to earn Coach of the Year honors on both occasions. Ryan surprisingly led the Badgers to yet another top-four finish in Big Ten play, as the team posted its fourth consecutive season with at least 12 conference victories. Wisconsin has never finished worse than fourth since Ryan's tenure began. The Badgers lost starting point guard Josh Gasser for the season to a torn ACL on Oct. 27, but they rallied with Traevon Jackson and George Marshall as his replacement. Wisconsin finished the regular season 21-10 overall and 12-6 in the Big Ten, earning a No. 22 ranking in the last regular season Associated Press top-25 poll. Ryan now trails Purdue's Gene Keady (seven) and Indiana&...
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