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Emma: Final Four Primer

One way or another, Shabazz Napier, Frank Kaminsky and Andrew Harrison will be difference makers.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

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Hoge: Finding ‘Frankie’ — Meet The Man Who Discovered Frank Kaminsky

The star of this year’s NCAA Tournament wasn’t heavily recruited. And the man who ultimately found Frank Kaminsky is now the head coach at UIC.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Andrew Harrison #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats poses with the trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The Favorite

Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.

03/31/2014

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Hoge: Defying Reason, Bo Ryan Keeps Doing It At Wisconsin

Never one to gloat, Bo Ryan had to stop himself from being too modest Saturday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2013

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Muller: Vilifying Bo Ryan Was Just Plain Wrong

After seeing—and hearing—University of Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan being tarred and feathered while being dragged through town square on his way to the gallows for the way he “mishandled” the Jared Uthoff transfer request last week by members of the media, all I could do was sit back and shake my head in disgust.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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No. 14 Wisconsin Beats Struggling Illinois 70-56

Senior Jordan Taylor scored 16 points in his final home game, helping No. 14 Wisconsin beat Illinois 70-56 on Sunday in both teams’ regular season finale.

03/04/2012

Jared Sullinger. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Is Ohio State’s To Lose

The significance of the win cannot be overstated. Ohio State had not won at the Kohl Center since 2000, meaning the Buckeyes had never beat Bo Ryan in Madison.

670 The Score–02/04/2012

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Wisconsin Downs No. 22 Illinois 67-63

Jordan Taylor scored 19 points and Jared Berggren added 18 to help Wisconsin upset No. 22 Illinois 67-63 on Sunday.

01/22/2012

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Coach: Badgers Focused, Know What’s At Stake

On Thursday night, the Wisconsin Badgers will take on the Butler Bulldogs for a chance to advance to the Elite Eight, but there’s no secret gameplan for head coach Bo Ryan to pull out.

670 The Score–03/23/2011

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Ryan: ‘Gray Area’ For Big Ten Tournament Hopes

There are eight Big Ten teams ranked in the top 68 teams in the country based on RPI. But not all eight of those teams will be able to extend their season into the NCAA Tournament.

670 The Score–02/15/2011