Wisconsin basketball teams will participate in “Brew City Battle”

MADISON, Wis. – Play ball! Wisconsin Athletics is thrilled to announce Aurora Health Care’s “Brew City Battle,” a groundbreaking event featuring the Wisconsin men’s and women’s basketball teams competing in a doubleheader at American Family Field on Friday. November 11, 2022.

The first basketball games ever played at the home of the Milwaukee Brewers, the Wisconsin women’s team will face Kansas State, followed by the UW men’s team against Stanford.

Game times and television designations will be announced at a later date.

Donors to men’s and women’s athletics and basketball season ticket holders will have priority access to tickets through presales the week of July 18 (more details to come in early July). Tickets will go on sale to the general public on July 26. Note that only one ticket is valid for both games and that the event is not part of the men’s or women’s subscription packages for the 2022-23 season.

Fans can also log on to brewcitybattle.com and sign up to receive email alerts about ticket details, premium hospitality options, unique experiences and other event information.

The teams will also play in future years, with the Wisconsin women’s team traveling to K-State in 2023 and the Wisconsin men’s team taking on the Cardinal at a neutral site to be determined in California in 2024. The dates for the future two matches are to be determined.

“Playing a game at American Family Field has been a vision for some time and I’m so excited to see it become a reality,” the men’s head coach said. Greg Gard said. “We would like to thank the Brewers and Intersport for their efforts and partnership in bringing this dream to life. We are always looking to play in exciting venues and competitions and the chance to be the first-ever basketball event at the stadium. Brewers is going to be an unforgettable experience for our athletes and our fans.”

“We are absolutely thrilled to have our team participating in the Battle of Brew City,” said the women’s head coach. Marisa Mosley said. “Doing this doubleheader with our men’s program is an incredible opportunity not only for our players, but also for our fans to experience Badger basketball in such a unique environment. of the road to the NBA champions, sets the stage for a big event. It’s an incredible platform for girls and women in sports as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the IX title and we look forward to seeing you all there -down.

Adding a showpiece event to the opening week of the 2022-23 college basketball season, the Brew City Battle will be the first college basketball event held at a baseball-only park since San Diego faced the San Diego State at Petco Park in 2015.

The Aurora Health Care Brew City Battle pitch will be positioned on the infield, with center court near the pitcher’s mound. Temporary seating will be installed just beyond second base along with additional field-level seating around the field to provide a quality experience for fans. Tickets for field seats will be all-inclusive with a variety of food and beverage options. Additionally, nearly all of American Family Field’s existing rest areas will be available. A rendering of the layout of the land is embedded below.

Intersport, a Chicago-based events and marketing agency that also owns and operates the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off and manages the CBS Sports Classic during the non-conference season, led the event’s creative design and design. will take care of ticketing, marketing and operations for the event. Aurora Health Care, a Wisconsin-based health care provider that provides health services to more than 30 counties in eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, is the event’s title sponsor. W Partners represented Aurora Health Care in connection with the agreement.

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