Wisconsin Badger coach Greg Gard was named the 2020 Big Ten Coach of the Year, while juniors Nate Reuvers and D’Mitrik Trice were each named third-team all-big ten honorees.
Gard led the Badgers to a share of the Big Ten title and eight-straight wins to finish regular season play. He is just the second head coach in UW history to win Big Ten Coach of the Year with Bo Ryan being the other, winning top coaching honors in 2002, ’03, ’13 and ’15.
Wisconsin is the first Big Ten regular season champion in league history to not feature a first-or-second team All-Conference selection, dating back to 1948. A total of 95 teams have won a Big Ten regular season championship. Of those 95 teams, 91 featured a first-team All-Big Ten player and three had a second-team All-Big Ten player. [Read more…]