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Tonight the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team was honored on the field prior to the Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game at Miller Park.
Wisconsin Head Coach Bo Ryan led many of the team’s players and staff on the field for pregame recognition. Ryan, along with seniors Josh Gasser and Duje Dukan and sophomore Nigel Hayes tossed first pitches.
In addition to the team being honored, Bucky Badger and the University of Wisconsin Marching Band were present. The band entertained fans near the Home Plate entrance to Miller Park before heading inside to perform the national anthem.
Here are some scenes from tonight’s pregame festivities:
“On behalf of the Milwaukee Brewers, I would like to congratulate Coach Bo Ryan and the Badgers men’s basketball team for another fantastic season and an exciting trip to the national championship game,” said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger.
Badgers students, alumni and fans are invited to join us for Badgers Cap Night on Friday, August 22.
Proudly display Wisconsin colors as the Brewers take on the division-rival Pittsburgh Pirates with your one-of-a-kind, Badgers-themed Brewers hat — FREE to all who purchase Badger Cap Night tickets.
Through this special offer, University of Wisconsin students, alumni and fans will enjoy great savings with tickets available in the Terrace Box for as little as $18 and Field Outfield Box for $29. As an added bonus, attendees will also receive a free Brewers T-Shirt as part of that night’s All-Fan T-Shirt Giveaway.
Tickets are available at brewers.com/wisconsin. For groups of 25 or more, call (414) 902-4774.
Tonight the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team was honored on the field prior to the Milwaukee Brewers vs. New York Yankees game at Miller Park.
The Badgers posted a 30-8 record (.789) during the 2013-14 season and advanced to the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000. The Final Four appearance marked the school’s third-ever trip to the Final Four (won national championship in 1941 and reached semi-finals in 2000). Overall, Wisconsin won 30 games for the third time in school history.
Here’s a little glimpse of their afternoon.
4:30 p.m. The Badgers Men’s Basketball team arrives by bus at Miller Park. The UW-Badgers Marching Band begins playing in front of Miller Park.
4:45 p.m. Basketball team is escorted to the field to view batting practice:
6:00 p.m. The team gathers on the field for pregame festivities
6:55 p.m. The UW Marching Band plays the national anthem, a Badgers basketball highlight reel is played, the team is introduced
7:00 p.m. Entire Badgers team throws simultaneous ceremonial first pitches to the Brewers
“On behalf of the Milwaukee Brewers, we congratulate the Badgers men’s basketball team for a terrific season and an exciting trip to the Final Four,” said Doug Melvin, Brewers President of Baseball Operations – General Manager. “Bo Ryan and his team provided great excitement throughout Wisconsin and they represented our state extraordinarily well.”