March Madness: No. 8 Badgers to face No. 9 Virginia Tech; No. 10 Marquette to play No. 7 South Carolina

MILWAUKEE — On Selection Sunday, March 12, we learned the No. 8 seed Wisconsin Badgers will face No. 9 Virginia Tech Thursday, March 16th in Buffalo, New York — and the No. 10 Marquette University Golden Eagles will face No. 7 South Carolina on Friday, March 17th in Greenville, South Carolina.

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 11: The Wisconsin Badgers bench celebrates after a basket against the Northwestern Wildcats during the second half in the semifinals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 07: The Marquette Golden Eagles huddles before taking on the Villanova Wildcats during the first half at Wells Fargo Center on January 7, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Villanova won 93-81. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)

Additionally, we learned No. 5 seed Iowa State and No. 12 seed Nevada will face off Thursday in Milwaukee.

No. 4 seed Purdue and No. 13 seed Vermont will play Thursday in Milwaukee.

No. 4 Butler will face No. 13 Winthrop Thursday in Milwaukee.

No. 5 Minnesota and No. 12 Middle Tennessee will also face off Thursday in Milwaukee.