Archive for: Bo Ryan

Sunday Morning Musings

All the people gripping over Wisconsin’s early exit from the Big(11)Ten basketball tournament should feel a little better this morning after seeing Minnesota beat Purdue and Illinois take Ohio State to the limit before losing in double... read more »


Bucky Gets Bounced

Flat and uninspired — overall, that’s how I would describe the mess I witnessed today during the UW v. Illinois game in the Big(11)Ten tourney. Posting on Twitter, WTMJ Radio host Gene Mueller asked, “Has a Wis. hoop... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: Foggy Bottoms

An Julie Benz sort of morning (part of the ‘Hot Women I Follow on Twitter for Really No Reason Except They’re Attractive Collection’). Missed this yesterday, but join Jimmy Kimmel and others in The Handsome... read more »


This Week in ‘Re(ar)view’

It seems University of Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan has finally figured out what virtually everyone else in the state already knew; that he should put his 5 best players on the floor to start the game……….and that Tim... read more »


This Week in the Rearview Mirror

After last night’s loss at Minnesota, I think we can safely put the Wisconsin Badgers’ chances of winning the Big(11)Ten basketball championship to bed. Given where they’re at right now with trying to work forward Jon Leuer... read more »


Leuerless and Still Winning

If it’s possible, I think the Badger basketball team is better than their 18-5 record suggests. Even when they’ve lost this season they’ve looked solid. This team just appears to be focused, rock steady and consistent. Of course,... read more »


The Week That Was: Mourning Over Edition

A weekly review of the past week in sports and maybe not sports.  Everyone else has a weekly list or 8 so why not us. Ed. Note: Last week all I could think to write about was the Packers losing the weekend before and I didn’t feel... read more »


Badger First Impressions

In the last few days, we got our first real glimpse of the University of Wisconsin basketball team in action against real competition in the Maui Classic.  The Badgers registered wins against Arizona and Maryland while being defeated pretty... read more »


The Week That Was

A weekly review of the past week in sports and maybe not sports.  Everyone else has a weekly list or 8 so why not us. 1. That’s More Like It: Along with about 70,000 other people walking into Lambeau last Sunday I was thinking “Just... read more »


Bitter Defeat in East Lansing

I have played, coached and followed basketball for 40 years. In those four decades, I have never encountered a team that finishes worse than the 2009 edition of the Wisconsin Badgers. I mean that in two ways: Both near the basket and, as a... read more »