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March 27, 2014

Baylor, Wisconsin try to build on postseason success

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ANAHEIM, Calif. —

Ryan has piled up 702 career victories as a head coach at three Wisconsin schools, but his Badgers have reached just one regional final and no Final Fours during 13 consecutive NCAA tournament trips — every season of his tenure in Madison.

“Coach Ryan is a teacher, and this is why he’s still rocking and rolling,” Badgers guard Ben Brust said. “He loves going to work and getting to teach us young kids his knowledge. ... (But) the moment you start to look ahead is when you get yourself in trouble. So we focus on this Baylor team for the 40 minutes we’re guaranteed.”

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