Wisconsin basketball is back in one of college basketball’s most prestigious early season tournaments. The Badgers are headed to Maui for the 2021 Maui Invitational and as of today they have their first round opponent.
Wisconsin has been matched up with Texas A&M in round one as they look to improve upon their 2016 Maui Invitational run. The Badgers advanced all the way to the 2016 championship game before falling to eventual national champions North Carolina.
What does the entire field look like this year and who is playing who in round one? As of today we have the entire bracket for the prestigious early season tournament.
Here is a look at the first round matchups and the entirety of the bracket for the 2021 Maui Invitational:
Wisconsin vs. Texas A&M
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Butler vs. Houston
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Oregon vs. Chaminade
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Saint Mary’s vs. Notre Dame
Mar 9, 2021; Greensboro, North Carolina, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Mike Brey reacts from the sideline against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons during the second half in the first round of the 2021 ACC men’s basketball tournament at Greensboro Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports
The full bracket: