On the morning of December 23rd, just hours before his head coaching debut, Wisconsin's Greg Gard hopped in the car to drive an hour and fifteen minutes away.
He had one place to get to.
If Gard's father couldn't be physically at his son's first game, Greg Gard wanted to be as physically close to him as possible on this day.
So Greg drove the distance to his father's gravesite.
Glen Gard died this past Fall from …