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Senior Guards Critical in Tournament Time

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When it comes to winning in the NCAA Tournament, people look at trends, offense and defense, experience and personnel, especially who is running the show at point guard. With fourth-seed Wisconsin having two senior guards in its backcourt, the Badgers look to be a tough out come Friday.

MADISON - If one needs a diagram on what it takes to win in the NCAA Tournament, Wisconsin associate head coach Greg Gard would be one of the top consultants to seek out. In six years as an assistant under Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan at UW-Platteville, the Pioneers compiled a 161-13 (.925) record, appeared in six consecutive NCAA Tournaments and won three NCAA Division III titles. Now in...

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