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Bo Ryan changed landscape of Big Ten by making Wisconsin an annual power

Bo Ryan changed landscape of Big Ten by making Wisconsin an annual power

Late at night, after losing in the NCAA championship game to Duke in Indianapolis last season, Bo Ryan was asked what it meant to have a successful season come to a close.

"It's really hard to put into words the years, the hours, the travel," he said. "It will be in my memory bank."

Wisconsin fans are rehashing their memories from the past 14 seasons after Ryan announced his retirement, effective immediately, following Tuesday night's victory against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. He had said in June this would be his last season, but Tuesday he said he wanted assistant Greg Gard to finish out the season and take the reins of the program.

While the...

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