Three things in life are certain—death, taxes and Bo Ryan’s offensive game plan.
Or maybe lack of an offensive game plan is more appropriate.
Bo Ryan is arguably the best coach in the Big Ten, and his "We’re not going to change a thing," mentality is usually what makes
Thirty-six times last year teams knew the Badgers were going to run the swing offense, and 31 times it didn’t matter. Through
But after six consecutive losses, something Badger fans have not seen in more than a decade, UW’s offense needs a shot of adrenaline, especially at the end of the game.
With the exception of their first loss to
There have been first-half scoring droughts and defensive lapses, but more than anything, the Badgers’ inability to score late in the game, has absolutely killed them.
You can blame the players for not executing, but it’s the head coach’s job to put them in a position to win. And you could write Ryan’s playbook on a Post-It note.
There’s the swing, and then there’s the high pick-and-roll. Oh yeah, and then there’s the pass the ball to Jordan Taylor and see what happens.
Think about it.
The Badgers tried to run the same play at
More recently, there’s been a
I’m still a "Bo-liever," as the t-shirts say.