Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan Had A Disastrous ESPN Radio Interview This Morning
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A controversy has erupted over the past few days around Wisconsin basketball – specifically, the way coach Bo Ryan is severely restricting the number of schools to which Jarrod Uthoff, a freshman who redshirted this past season, can transfer. There are many players like Uthoff, who decide a school just isn’t the right fit for them and want to go somewhere else.
And Ryan allowed him to transfer – but put many, many limitations on it. The rest of the Big Ten? Off limits. Marquette? Off limits. Iowa State? For some reason, off limits. Every school in the ACC? For reasons not quite clear to anyone but Ryan, off limits. There are also many coaches like Ryan, who’ve placed restrictions on players’ transfers. Ryan, though, took it to another level by blocking two dozen potential destinations for Uthoff – and it’s not like these were unrealistic options for him; he originally chose Wisconsin over many, many other scholarship offers.
And Ryan’s getting ripped pretty robustly for his con
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