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Dienhart: Frank Kaminsky, in his prep coach's words

It has been fun for fans to watch Frank Kaminsky emerge this year and during Wisconsin’s run to the Final Four. But there’s one guy who isn’t shocked by all of this: Gene Heidkamp, Kaminsky’s high school coach at Benet Academy in Lisle, Ill. Heidkamp was the one who molded Kaminsky, honing those passing skills, shooting touch and low-post moves at the prep level. Bo Ryan and his staff at Wisconsin have taken the 7-0 Kaminsky to another level. But Heidkamp will be the first to tell you that it’s not like Kaminsky has come out of nowhere. Yes, the

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Photo: Look at Bo Ryan's suit in this vintage shot

It’s not Thursday, but, boy, was there a Throwback Thursday-worthy Bo Ryan photo tweeted out Monday. Ryan is the man in the middle, the one wearing glasses, an oversized bow tie and plaid pants. Young Bo Ryan had some style. Bow tie and plaid pants style. http://t.co/1rJnzbiPu8 #Badgers pic.twitter.com/0YtOImp3V7 — Jordan Schelling (@jordanschelling) March 31, 2014 We’re not sure what year this photo was taken, howver it’s funny how much Ryan’s style has changed. The gameday attire above is anything but conservative, the word that might best describe Ryan’s current wardrobe. About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior editor Brent Yarina covers

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Take a look back at Frank Kaminsky, the 3-star recruit

Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky may be the most unlikely star among the players that will gather for the Final Four this weekend in North Texas. The Badgers will play No. 8 Kentucky on Saturday in a national semifinal game. And Kaminsky will be a key player for Wisconsin as it deals with a big and talented Wildcats squad that seems to be harnessing all of its talent at the perfect time. Bottom line: This is the type of story you can’t make up. [ MORE: View our top 15 most-watched Wisconsin clips | Badgers, behind-the-scenes ] Coming out of

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Video: Our top 15 Wisconsin basketball clips

With Wisconsin off to its first Final Four since 2000, we decided to compile a list of our most-watched 2013-14 Wisconsin videos. From Frank Kaminsky’s program-record 43 points vs. North Dakota to Traevon Jackson’s game-winner vs. Michigan State and from Bo Ryan’s reaction to 700 wins to Nigel Hayes’ “Chocolate Thunder” interview, we have the top 15 videos, in chronological order, in this post. [ MORE: Behind-the-scenes look at Wisconsin’s Final Four run ] Sam Dekker baseline jam vs Florida: Frank Kaminsky scores Wisconsin-record 43 points vs. North Dakota: Sam Dekker behind-the-back dunk vs. North Dakota: Bo Ryan has food

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Behind-the-scenes look at Badgers' Final Four run

Wisconsin is headed to its first Final Four since 2000. And knowing this team, the national media should be thrilled. The Badgers are a team filled with engaging personalities and excellent soundbites. For example, this guy. Only a freshman, Nigel Hayes is someone fans and media already love and appreciate. But, again, this is a team full of characters, and here’s a look at some of the fun they’ve had on their way to the Final Four. [ MORE: Follow @BadgerMBB for all updates | Subscribe to team YouTube channel ] Wisconsin fan or not, this is an easy team

#BTNLive asks: What tourney outcome surprised you most?

If you’re on Twitter or Facebook, you can vote in our ongoing series of Big Ten social media polls for our weekday show #BTNLive. On tonight’s episode of #BTNLive at 6 p.m. ET, our experts discuss this question: Which NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament result surprised you the most this weekend? The choices: #WISCWon, #MSULost,  or #MichLost How do you vote via social media? It’s simple. On Twitter, just use any of the above hashtags and we will tabulate them. On Facebook, go to BTN’s Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/BTN) and post your chosen hashtag there. There’s another very easy way to vote

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Big Ten Geeks: Narrative no more

Up until Saturday, plenty of college basketball fans appreciated Bo Ryan’s coaching ability in a patronizing, half-insulting kind of way. Yes, he’s a fantastic Big Ten coach, that much is beyond dispute. But… This statistically-bland fact fed all sorts of terrible sports narratives. Bo Ryan can’t get to the Final Four because he doesn’t recruit enough talent. Bo Ryan can’t get to the Final Four because his slow-down style of basketball is a parlor trick exposed by elite teams. Bo Ryan can’t get to the Final Four because referees outside the Big Ten don’t fall for his sideline pleas and

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Final Four bound: Wisconsin welcomes home Badgers

Wisconsin welcomed home its Final Four-bound Badgers on Sunday afternoon. The Badgers, who advanced to their first Final Four since 2000 with Saturday night’s thrilling overtime victory over Arizona, were introduced to the crowd and thanked the fans during a short ceremony at the Kohl Center. Watch the introduction of the West Region champs here and hear from Bo Ryan and West Region Most Outstanding Player Frank Kaminsky in this post. [ MORE: Bo Ryan delights with classic photo | Dienhart: UW punches Final Four ticket ] VIDEO: A hundred thousand @BadgerMBB fans wish Bo Ryan would do what he

Photo: Bo Ryan delights with classic picture

There’s a picture of Bo Ryan that is all over social media Sunday, and for good reason. On the plane headed home to Madison following Saturday night’s exciting Final Four-clinching overtime win over Arizona, Ryan flashes the team’s recently adopted hand symbol at the camera. If it looks familiar, it should. So classic. See the picture of Ryan in this post. This picture, man. pic.twitter.com/yBqw7EMQXw — Troy Machir (@TroyMachir) March 30, 2014 It’s nice to see Ryan enjoying the high of advancing to his first Final Four and Wisconsin’s first since 2000. Congrats, Coach! And then, there’s this glorious side-by-side

Gallery: Wisconsin celebrates Final Four berth

Wisconsin clinched its first Final Four berth since 2000 in Saturday night’s overtime victory over Arizona in the West Region final. We compiled some of the best photos from the Badgers’ celebration in a gallery in this post. Enjoy, Wisconsin fans! [ MORE: Bo Ryan delights with classic photo ]