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Badgers earn No. 5 seed in NCAA Tournament

Wisconsin guard AJ Storr helped lead the Wisconsin Badgers to a #5 seed in this year's NCAA tournament. (Photo by Dexter Patterson)

The Wisconsin Badgers (22-13) received the No. 5 seed in the South Regional and will face 12th-seeded James Madison (31-3) in the first round of the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Friday in Brooklyn, N.Y.

This will be the first meeting between UW and James Madison in program history. The winner will face the winner of No. 4 Duke vs No. 13 Vermont on Sunday.

The Badgers are making their 27th trip to “The Big Dance” overall. Wisconsin is 40-25 all-time in the NCAA tournament, reaching four Final Fours and 10 Sweet 16s.