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Varsity - March 15, 2012

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5 THINGS TO WATCH THURSDAY-SATURDAY • ESPN3 / ESPNU / ESPN Gateway to the title Senior wrestler Ben Jordan and redshirt sophomore Cole Tobin will compete at the 2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships in St. Louis. The entire tournament will be streamed live on, while Friday's action and Saturday morning's session will air live on ESPNU. Saturday afternoon's finals session can be seen live on ESPN. THURSDAY • 1:10 PM • TNT Dancing in New Mexico Making its 14th-straight NCAA tournament appearence, the men's bas- ketball team earned a No. 4 seed and will play 13th-seeded Montana Thursday in Albuquerque, N.M. The Grizzlies won the Big Sky Confer- ence tournament, and Montana assistant coach Freddie Owens was a Badger under Bo Ryan from 2001-04. FRIDAY • 5 PM • Frozen rematch The top-seeded women's hockey team opens the 2012 Frozen Four with a rematch of last year's national semifinal game against Boston College. The Badgers beat the Eagles last year en route to their fourth national title. Now, BC once again stands in the way of a potential fifth champion- ship for the Badgers as the teams square off in Duluth, Minn. SATURDAY • 3 PM • BTN Always worth another look Over three months later, the inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game still resonates as one of the more memorable moments of the 2011 season. Montee Ball's four touchdowns and Jeff Duckworth's catch in the final minutes stand out as some of the best moments. As the Badgers look ahead to 2012, BTN will replay the 2011 championship game Saturday. SUNDAY • 6:30 PM • ESPNU Show mettle, win medals The Badgers had an impressive showing at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships, highlighted by second-place finishes in the men's hep- tathlon for Japheth Cato and women's pentathlon for Dorcas Akinniyi. Freshman Kelsey Card also earned All-Ameriac honors in the shot put. ESPNU will show highlights from the meet Sunday. 20 » VARSITY MARCH 15, 2012

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