Led by guard Vander Blue, Marquette has turned it around since an early-season loss to UW-Green Bay. The Golden Eagles seem to be a lock for the NCAA tournament.
Back on Dec. 12, when the University of Wisconsin beat UW-Green Bay in an ugly game at the Kohl Center, an assistant coach from another Division I team made the following statement about the Badgers:
"If Bo Ryan gets that team into the NCAA tournament," the coach said, "he should be national coach of the year."
At the time, Ryan's Badgers were 7-4 after beating the Phoenix by just 11 and appeared to be lacking the type of talent needed to contend in the Big Ten. ...