UW-Green Bay Hires Will Ryan, Son Of Ex-Badgers Coach Bo Ryan

Ryan Was Head Coach At Division II Program Wheeling In West Virginia

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, campus
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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is turning its basketball program over to Will Ryan. He’s the son of former UW-Madison coach Bo Ryan.

Athletic director Charles Guthrie announced Sunday that the school and Ryan have agreed to a deal in principle. The two sides are still working out final contract details.

The 41-year-old Ryan comes to Green Bay after posting a 14-13 record in his lone season as the head coach at Division II program Wheeling, West Virginia.

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He previously worked as an assistant at Ohio State University (2014-19) and North Dakota State (2007-14).