Bo Ryan Retires: The Last Act of a Patient Man

The postgame comments that so many viewed as controversial now suddenly seem all too apropos.
But the 67-year-old Wisconsin coach knew something everyone else didn't. He knew he was contemplating retirement. He knew he was the last of a dying breed of coach. And when Ryan announced on Monday that the 2015-16 season would be his last, it not only marked the conclusion of an era in Wisconsin basketball but also an idealism that may end in conjunction with Ryan's career.