Nobody likes to lose, but you also find out a lot about someone in defeat. As such, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan's postgame comments after the Badgers' 68-63 loss to Duke were illuminating.
In his opening remarks, he made no mention of Duke or congratulations. A quick reflection on the season that was for Wisconsin followed, and then he went into a complaint, albeit slightly veiled, about how the game was officiated.
It was lot of excuse-making. Either Duke was flat-out a better team than Wisconsin or happened to be better Monday. That was the difference in the game.
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