Acing the finals

Bo Ryan hopes to remember his father by finally taking Wisconsin to the Final Four

Updated: March 28, 2014, 3:17 PM ET
By Rick Reilly | ESPN.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Saturday will be 100 hours long for Bo Ryan.

For one, he and his 2-seed Wisconsin Badgers will play for a spot in the Final Four, and Final Fours are to Bo Ryan what fruit was to Tantalus.

Ryan has the highest conference winning percentage of any 10-year-plus Big Ten coach in history -- .706 -- yet he's never made it to a Final Four. Thirteen Dances. Six Sweet 16s. Two Elite Eights. Zero Final Fours. The coyote never gets the roadrunner, and Bo Ryan never ...

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