When Wisconsin and Marquette take the floor at the Bradley Center on Saturday, it will mark the first time in the 113 year history of the UW-MU series that both teams enter the game rank among the top 20 teams in the country.
The 11th-ranked Badgers (8-1) and 17th ranked Golden Eagles (9-1) will compete in a battle for state bragging rights before a nation-wide audience on ESPN.
Wisconsin has won six of the last eight games against Marquette and leads the all-time series 61-51. The home team has won each of the last five games in the series. The Badgers won last years game 7-63.