Wisconsin, Marquette both earn five seeds in NCAA men's basketball tournament

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Both Wisconsin and Marquette have been selected as five seeds for the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Wisconsin will take on 12th seeded Pac 12 champions Oregon in a first round game in San Jose Friday.

"Obviously this is an exciting day for us, this group of young men to my right, and the rest of the team in terms of how much we've worked this year," Badgers head coach Greg Gard said. "They've really improved and grown and came together and knew this was a big one of their goals as they entered the off season a year ago was to get back to this position and I couldn't be more proud of how this group has worked and overcome a lot of things and they've earn their way into the tournament again. For this program to go to 20 of the last 21 speaks to the young men that have been in this program."

Marquette will play 12th seeded Ohio Valley Conference champions Murray State Thursday in Hartford, Connecticut.