Badgers to face #6 seed Baylor in NCAA Tourney Sweet 16

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (WITI) — We have learned the Wisconsin Badgers will take on #6 seed Baylor in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 in Anaheim on Thursday, March 27th.

The Baylor Bears blew out #3 seed Creighton on Sunday, March 23rd — 85-55.

The Badgers defeated the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, March 22nd to launch themselves into the Sweet 16.

Ben Brust hit a 3-pointer with 1:07 left and second-seeded Wisconsin overcame seventh-seeded Oregon for a thrilling 85-77 win Saturday night in Milwaukee.

Brust’s clutch 3 from the corner gave the Badgers (28-7) the lead for good in a heavyweight fight of an NCAA tournament game.

Traevon Jackson followed with three free throws, but missed one with 21 seconds left to give the Ducks (24-10) one more chance to tie trailing by three.

Oregon gave it to Joseph Young, who had made big shots all night and scored 29 points. But he missed a rushed 3 from the wing, and the Badgers sealed it at the foul line.

Thursday’s Badgers vs. Baylor game is set for 6:47 CT. The game will be available on TBS.