Badgers Head Coach Greg Gard named Big Ten Coach of the Year

Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard reacts to a call against his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won 68-62. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)-- Badgers Head Coach Greg Gard has been named Big Ten Coach of the Year.

Wisconsin started the season off 6-6 in conference play but won 8 straight games to close out the season.

The Badgers, who are Big Ten co-champions, are the number one seed in the conference tournament in Indianapolis this week.

Wisconsin will face the winner of the game between Michigan and Rutgers on Friday at 11am.