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Badgers Set For ‘Final Four’ Matchup In Indianapolis

Men's Basketball Team Faces Unbeaten Kentucky Saturday

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Christopher Garrison (CC-BY-NC-SA)

The Wisconsin Badgers are just two wins away from the national championship in men’s college basketball with their “Final Four” matchup set for Saturday night.

Whether it’s Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky interviewing comedian Will Farrell, or Nigel Hayes expressing his newfound fascination with stenography, Wisconsin appears to be the most relaxed team in the national semi-finals.

They got this far year last year, coming within one point of the title game, and it’s a veteran team, which has played together longer than most men’s college basketball teams these days.

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The Badgers have a reputation for being slow and deliberate on offense, but in terms of numbers, they’re the highest-scoring team in the the tournament among the four schools still standing—averaging 80.5 points per game in “the big dance”.

Wisconsin has waited a long time for its second national championship in men’s basketball—its first and only title was in 1941.

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