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Roy Williams has donated a seat at the NCAA championship game to the memory of Butch Ryan

By SI Wire
April 06, 2015

North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams has donated a seat at Monday night's NCAA championship game between Wisconsin and Duke to the memory of Butch Ryan, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan's father. 

Seat 13 in Row A of Section 140 at Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium will be left empty in Butch Ryan's honor. He died in 2013. 

Wisconsin State-Journal obituary of Butch Ryan noted he would often, "accompany his son to the Final Four and steal the show with his storytelling in the hotel lobby."

- Will Green

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