Ryan, UW coaches get contract extensions

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Associated Press
Saturday, April 28, 2012
— Wisconsin has approved a five-year contract extension for Bo Ryan, who has taken the Badgers to the round of 16 the past two seasons.

The University of Wisconsin Athletic Board approved the deal Friday. Ryanís contract will now run through 2017. Terms were not disclosed.

Wisconsin went 26-10 last season and was the nationís best defensive team, allowing 53.2 points per game. The Badgers lost to Syracuse in the NCAA tournament.

Ryan will be entering his 12th season at Wisconsin this fall.

Also receiving five-year extensions were menís hockey coach Mike Eaves, womenís hockey coach Mark Johnson and womenís basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey.

The board also gave a three-year extension to wrestling coach Barry Davis, and Whitney Hite, who coaches the menís and womenís swimming and diving teams was extended through next year.

Last updated: 2:24 pm Thursday, December 20, 2012

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