UW MBB: Recap: Wisconsin 84, Virginia Tech 74

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Bronson Koenig connected on a school-record eight 3-pointers en route to a game-high 28 points and Nigel Hayes posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead eighth-seeded Wisconsin to a 84-74 win over No. 9 seed Virginia Tech in the first round of the NCAA tournament Thursday.

Making their 19th-consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, the Badgers won their opening-round game for the 10th time in the last 11 seasons.

Wisconsin will face the tournament's No. 1 overall seed, Villanova, in a second-round game Saturday at KeyBank Center.

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UW MBB: Highlights: Wisconsin 84, Virginia Tech 74
UW MBB: Highlights: Wisconsin 84, Virginia Tech 74
Bronson Koenig's record-setting day and Nigel Hayes' strong second half power Wisconsin to a win over Virginia Tech
UW MBB: WATCH: Bronson Koenig hits Wisconsin-record 8 three-pointers
UW MBB: WATCH: Bronson Koenig hits Wisconsin-record 8 three-pointers
Bronson Koenig drilled a Wisconsin-record 8 three-pointers and scored a career-high 28 points in the Badgers' 84-74 win

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