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Breakdown: UW vs. Butler

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Having snuck past Kansas State in the round of 32 over the weekend, the Wisconsin men's basketball team is back in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2008. Butler awaits.
Before tonight''s tip-off, BadgerBlitz.com analyzes the potential matchups between Wisconsin and Butler to provide a closer look at UW's round of 32 tournament matchup.
Quick Notes:
-Tonight's game will mark the 31st meeting between the two schools. UW holds the edge with a 17-13 advantage in the series. This will be the first meeting on a neutral floor, though.
-Bo Ryan was 0-5 against Butler during his two-year stint at UW-Milwaukee. He was not on the coaching staff at UW when the Badgers lost to Butler in 2001.
-Wisconsin junior guard Jordan Taylor is only 21 points shy of reaching 1,000 for his career.
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Date/Time
Thursday, March 24, at approximately 8:57 p.m. CT
Location
New Orleans, LA.
Arena
New Orleans Arena (18.,500)
Television
TBS (Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller, Marty Snider)
Radio
Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas
Series
UW leads 17-13
Last Meeting
Butler won, 58-44, in January of 2001
Rankings
Wisconsin: USA Today: 13, Assoc. Press: 16
Butler: USA Today: RV, Assoc. Press: RV
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