Wisconsin will make its 18th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance when the ball tips off against Pittsburgh later on Friday. The No. 7 seed Badgers are just slight favorites over the No. 10 seed Panthers, so you won't want to miss a second of the action.
Bucky's 5th Quarter has you covered with essential pre-game content:
- Learn about Pitt from the people that know it the best over at Cardiac Hill
- For Wisconsin, most of its players lack significant NCAA tournament experience. That isn't slowing them down.
- Get a scouting report on the Panthers.
- Listen to a breakdown of the game on the Kielbasa Kings Sports Extravaganza podcast.
- Watch Nigel Hayes, Bronson Koenig and Greg Gard after the Selection Show on Sunday.
- Finish up by reading the matchup breakdown by B5Q's basketball writers Phil Mitten and Curt Hogg.
Wisconsin Badgers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers | Friday, March 18 | 5:50 p.m. CST | Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Mo.
TV: TNT (Brian Anderson, Steve Smith, Dana Jacobson)
Live stream: NCAA.com
Mobile: NCAA March Madness app
Radio: Westwood One (Wayne Larrivee, Will Perdue); Badger Radio Network (Matt Lepay, Mike Lucas)
All-time: Wisconsin leads 11-7
Last meeting: Wisconsin won 89-75 (12/16/06) at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.