Comparing the Basketball Recruiting Budgets of Wisconsin, Ohio State, and Kentucky: Mind = Blown

I just stumbled upon a report by Bloomberg Sports that shows the annual college basketball recruiting budgets of Wisconsin, Ohio State, and Kentucky. As the title says: mind = blown.

Sweet 16 Preview: Butler v Wisconsin Game Info, Analysis, and Prediction

Butler-Wisconsin is one of the most intriguing games in this year’s Sweet 16. Oftentimes, it’s easy to break down a game, but that is not the case here. Jon Washburn analyzes and provides his prediction.

Photo Story: “Two Angry Men” – Starring Frank Martin and William ‘Bo’ Francis Ryan

Frank Martin and Bo Ryan are renowned as two of the most expressive coaches in all of college basketball. Their teams meet up tomorrow night in the NCAA Tournament, and we caught up with them on the eve of their battle.

Photo Story: Requiem For An Era – Starring Purdue coach Matt Painter and Indiana coach Tom Crean

With the IU-Purdue rematch fast approaching, Indiana head coach Tom Crean and Purdue head coach Matt Painter got together to discuss the relative states of their programs. MSF was there to capture the entire conversation in photo story format.

Bo Ryan wins ugly, but he wins…and that hasn’t always been the case at Wisconsin

Could Bo Ryan’s bunch end up following in the recent footsteps of UW football and the Packers to spoil Wisconsin sports fan even more? One thing is for sure: if and when they win, they’ll win ugly. But at least Ryan has them winning consistently.

Exclusive: Bo Ryan Enjoys the High Life

Today, I stumbled upon an advertising remnant from the past that appears to show Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan enjoying a premium beer at a tasty price. You decide.

Big Day Beckons for the Big Ten

All five Big Ten tourney teams play their first game on the NCAA Tournament’s second day. Jerod previews the action and describes why this should be a positive day for the conference…even if it’s a little tough to handle for one Big Ten fan base in particular.

March MADness: 22 Pictures of the Angriest College Basketball Coaches in America

A pictorial celebration of the MAD in March Madness, featuring the coaches of the current top 16 teams in America, as well as six others thrown in for good (see: hilarious) measure.

Big Night for the Big Ten: Can Soulja Boy Bo Ryan, Tom Izzo, and Thad Matta Crank Out 3 More Ws?

Why will #12 seed Wisconsin beat #5 seed Florida State tonight? Well, it has nothing to do with the fact that Bo Ryan made a video doing the soulja boy dance (although it’s hilarious). But the Badgers, along with the Spartans and Buckeyes, can all win their first round games. A 5-2 first round record in the NCAA Tournament would be huge for the Big Ten conference as it battles to regain some lost respect.

Mens Tournament Bracket Predictions: Spartans Reach Detroit, but Year of the Big East Continues

Based on his “subjective-objective” NCAA Tournament statistical predicting criteria, JRod goes through the 2009 NCAA Tournament Bracket game-by-game providing March Madness predictions and Final Four picks.

Upset alert: Will Kansas and Bill Self be the first upset victim tomorrow afternoon against North Dakota State?

According to JRod, Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans will reach the Final Four in Detroit, but ultimately run out of the gas as the Year of the Big East concludes with a champion from the nation’s best conference.

Big Ten Tournament Bracket and Predictions: Can Bo Ryan, Badgers Go All the Way?

The bracket has been released for the 2009 Big Ten Tournament. JRod checks in which predictions all the way through championship Sunday and things that Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers have what it takes to be named 2009 Big 10 Mens Basketball champs.