Pregame Activities Before Wisconsin-Colgate

MILWAUKEE – Badger fans will have plenty of opportunities to be part of the fun and excitement of March Madness this week in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin men’s basketball team opens NCAA tournament play with a home game on Friday, March 18 against Colgate at 8:50 p.m. CT at Fiserv Forum in downtown Milwaukee.

Check out these great events for Badger fans of all ages surrounding the game!

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Wisconsin Basketball Open Practice

4:10-4:50 p.m.
Fiserv Forum 

Get your first glimpse of the Badgers when they take the court in Milwaukee. The UW Band, Spirit Squad and Bucky will also be on hand.

Badger Happy Hour
Immediately Following Open Practice
Good City Brewing Company – Deer District

Following the open practice, gather with your fellow Badger fans at Good City Brewing to close out the day. Enjoy an encore performance from the UW Band, Spirit Squad and Bucky Badger. Enjoy free Badger giveaways while supplies last.

Friday, March 18, 2022
Wear Red Friday
All Day

Show your Badger spirit at home, school or at work! Celebrate gameday by breaking out your favorite Badger gear and apparel. Share your excitement for the game on social media using the hashtag #OnWisconsin

Wisconsin Basketball Gameday Headquarters and Pep Rally presented by the UW Credit Union
All day
Punch Bowl Social – Deer District 

Get ready for Badger gameday at Punch Bowl Social. Enjoy all the basketball action leading up to the evening’s Badger game. The UW Band, Spirit Squad and Bucky Badger will perform at approximately 6 p.m. Enjoy free Badger giveaways courtesy of the UW Credit Union starting at 4 p.m., while supplies last.