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NCAA Tournament 2017: How to watch Villanova vs. Wisconsin

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The Wildcats and Badgers boast two of the most experienced teams remaining.

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Mount St Mary's vs Villanova Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

The Villanova Wildcats and Wisconsin Badgers are due to meet in Buffalo on Saturday afternoon with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line. Both teams are very experienced when it comes to postseason success, but have taken different paths to get here.

Villanova romped through the regular season but struggled initially before putting Mount St. Mary’s away on Thursday night. The Badgers won an offensive showcase over Virginia Tech in a game where Bronson Koenig seemed to rediscover his shooting stroke.

This feels like a game that should be taking place later in March Madness, but we’re in for a treat in the early rounds instead.

Game Time, TV Schedule: ~2:40pm ET following conclusion of Notre Dame-West Virginia. The game will be televised on CBS.

Live Video Stream: NCAA.com

PREGAME MEETUP

12:00pm ET Saturday, March 18 at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo - Mix and mingle with Villanova alumni and fans, and greet the Wildcats on their way to the game.

CLUB GAME WATCHES

Lincoln Park: Derby Bar & Grill, 1224 W. Webster Ave., Chicago, IL

Western Springs: Hillgrove Tap, 800 Hillgrove Ave., Western Springs, IL

Stamford: Bobby Valentine's Sports Gallery Cafe, 225 Main St., Stamford, CT

White Plains: Bob Hyland's Sports Page Pub, White Plains Mall, 200 Hamilton Ave. #2, White Plains, NY

  • Greater Hampton Roads: ShoreBreak, 2941 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, VA. RSVP to Frank Driscoll.
  • Greater Philadelphia (2 locations):

Center City: Field House, 1150 Filbert St., Philadelphia, PA

King of Prussia: Tilted Kilt (2nd Floor), 826 W. Dekalb Pk., King of Prussia, PA. Food/drink specials available. RSVP to Jamie Yannacone.

  • Greater Washington DC: Parlay Sports Bar & Lounge, 1827 M St. NW, Washington, DC
  • Hilton Head: Drydock, 840 William Hilton Pkwy., Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Houston: Beer Market Co, 920 Studemont St. #900, Houston, TX
  • Jacksonville: Wild Wing Cafe, 4555 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
  • Jersey Shore (2 locations):

Anchor Tavern: 713 Main St., Belmar, NJ

Surf BBQ, 132 E. River Rd., Rumson, NJ

  • Lancaster/Central PA: 2 pm, Home of Michelle and Steve Lando, 246 Farmstead Ln., Lititz, PA. ​Please bring a snack to share.
  • London: Belushi's in London Bridge, 161-165 Borough High St., London SE1 1HR, UK. Venue subject to change. Click here for updated details and to RSVP. Contact Matt Bubba with questions.
  • Long Island (2 locations):

Nassau County: Prost Grill & Garten, 652 Franklin Ave., Garden City, NY

Suffolk County: The Jon Thomas Inne, 91 Howells Rd., Brightwaters, NY

Gramercy Ale House - 272 3rd Ave.

Proper West - 54 W. 39th St.

The Australian - 20 W. 38th St.

  • North Central Jersey: Sona 13, 13 South St. #2, Morristown, NJ
  • Northern California: Pete's Tavern, 128 King St., San Francisco, CA
  • Northern New Jersey (3 locations):

Bloomfield: Brookdale Tavern + Kitchen, 1099 Broad St., Bloomfield, NJ

Hoboken: Village Pourhouse, 205 1st St., Hoboken, NJ

Ridgewood: The Office Beer Bar & Grill, 32-34 Chestnut St., Ridgewood, NJ.

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BEVERAGE OF CHOICE

Jameson

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