Drive for five: NCAA Tournament bracket released, Wisconsin set to face Robert Morris in opening roundBy Cameron Lane-Flehinger | Mar. 6, 2017
When the NCAA announced the eight-team bracket for the 2017 women’s ice hockey tournament on March 5, it didn’t come with any surprises for the top-ranked Wisconsin Badgers, but it did bring some welcome news, and some unknown matchups. No. 1 in both polls and coming off a WCHA regular season and tournament title, the Badgers were effectively assured of a tournament berth and a first-round matchup at home.