Former Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan was investigated

Former Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan was under investigation after a details were leaked alleging a six-year affair with a women.

According to a report from Deadspin, the women making the claims states that she joined the now-retired head coach on a number of recruiting trips during the six-year span. The school had investigated to see if university funds and resources were used to pay for her travels.

From the email that sparked Wisconsin's investigation: https://t.co/V5tUq6rFw8 pic.twitter.com/8AYfCUp6ao

— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) March 5, 2016

Wisconsin ultimately cleared Ryan after investigating, and maintains that his abrupt retirement was based on his own decisions rather than the alleged affair becoming public. In an attempt to do some digging of their own, Deadspin tried to recreate the school’s investigation, and failed to produce anything against Ryan that shows he used school finances to pay for his mistress.

“We found no indication in the official records that Ryan was reimbursed for any expenses other than his own, though our records are incomplete,” the report stated.

For more details on the investigation, check out the full report from Deadspin.

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