Bo Ryan

Former Head Coach - Men's Basketball | University of Wisconsin

Bo  Ryan

With a remarkable 27 postseason appearances on his resume, Bo took basketball to new heights in the state of Wisconsin. Bo'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, Bo spent 14-plus seasons at the University of Wisconsin, compiling 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, Bo's Wisconsin career was highlighted by a Final Four appearance in 2014 and a run to the national championship game in 2015. Ryan retired on December 15, 2015.

Bo was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2017.


GENERAL SESSION: A Strong Foundation to Move Forward: A Conversation with Coach Bo Ryan
May 11: 9:00 am - 10:30 am