After winning the Big Ten hockey tournament this weekend, Wisconsin automatically earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament bracket released Sunday.
The Badgers (24-10-2), placed in the Midwest region in Cincinnati, will open vs. No. 4 North Dakota Friday at 7 p.m. CT on ESPNU. The winner will play whomever advances from Ferris State-Colgate Saturday at 4:30 p.m. CT on ESPNU. From there, the Frozen Four will be held April 10 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, with the NCAA championship game two days later.
Here's the rest of the NCAA tournament field, courtesy of SB Nation College Hockey.
No. 1 Minnesota vs. No. 4 Robert Morris
No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 3 St. Cloud
No. 1 Wisconsin vs. No. 4 North Dakota
No. 2 Ferris State vs. No. 3 Colgate
No. 1 Union vs. No. 4 Vermont
No. 2 Quinnipiac vs. No. 3 Providence
No. 1 Boston College vs. No. 4 Denver
No. 2 UMass Lowell vs. No. 3 Minnesota State.