No. 1 seed Wisconsin hockey takes on Vermont in NCAA tourneyWisconsin Sports
- The Wisconsin men's hockey team will play Vermont Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Saint Paul.
The Wisconsin men's hockey team will play Vermont Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Saint Paul at the Xcel Energy Center.
The Field-of-16 was announced yesterday, and the Badgers were given the top seed among four schools in the West Regional. Wisconsin is 25-10-4 overall, after placing third this past weekend in the WCHA's Final Five. Vermont is seeded fourth, with a record of 17-14-7.
Friday night's winner will play either Saint Cloud State or Northern Michigan on Saturday night, with a berth in the Frozen Four in Detroit at stake. The Huskies and Wildcats clash at 4:30 p.m Friday. Saturday's championship game is set for 8 p.m.
Denver, Boston College, and Miami of Ohio were given the other top seeds in their regionals.