March 21, 2013
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Fans making the trip to St. Paul, Minn., are invited to join other Badgers fans and celebrate before the semifinal game of the 2013 WCHA Final Five.
On Friday, March 22m at 11:30 a.m., Wisconsin fans are invited to the pre-game pep rally at Great Waters Brewing Company for free chili and clam chowder, a performance by the Wisconsin Band and Bucky Badger and plenty of Badgers spirit. Great Waters is located at 426 St. Peter Street in downtown St. Paul.
Fans will receive a free T-shirt while supplies last and can enter to win raffle prizes that will be awarded throughout the event. The UW men's basketball team's third-round NCAA tournament game will also be shown.
As the tournament progresses, additional fan events may be added throughout the weekend. Fans are encouraged to follow @BadgerMHockey and @uwbadgersdotcom on Twitter to receive the latest updates.
Fourth-seeded Wisconsin (20-12-7) will play Friday in the semifinals at 2 p.m. CT against No. 1 seed St. Cloud State (23-14-1). The tournament takes place at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
No. 14-ranked Wisconsin (20-12-7) advanced by scoring three goals in the first 8:11 of its game against fifth-seeded and No. 8 Minnesota State (24-13-3) and never looked back in a 7-2 victory at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday afternoon.