Former Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan to be Inducted into College Basketball Hall of Fame
MADISON - Former Wisconsin head men's basketball coach Bo Ryan will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
Ryan is one of eight individuals that make up the Class of 2017.
According to the UW Badgers, Ryan took basketball to new heights in the state of Wisconsin with a remarkable 27 postseason appearances on his resume. Ryan's head coaching career began at UW-Platteville, where he won 353 games from 1984 through 1999 and guided the program to four NCAA Division III national titles. After two seasons at Milwaukee, Ryan spent 14-plus seasons with the Badgers, piling up a school-record 364 victories. His UW teams never failed to reach the NCAA Tournament, never finished lower than fourth in the Big Ten standings and won a total of seven Big Ten championships. A four-time Big Ten Coach of the Year, Ryan's Wisconsin career was highlighted by a Final Four appearance in 2014 and a run to the national championship game in 2015 – his final full season on the sidelines.
The 2017 Hall of Fame Induction Celebration will take place on Sunday, November 19th in Missouri.