Lady Badgers get 8 seed for Big Ten Tourney

The Badgers will be the eighth seed and meet No. 9 Illinois in the first round of the 2008 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament presented by Xbox 360 Live March 6-9 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The game will start approximately 4 p.m. CT Thursday and will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network.

Wisconsin's game is the third of three games that first day starting with No. 7 Michigan vs. No. 10 Penn State at 11 a.m. CT, followed by No. 6 Indiana vs. No. 11 Northwestern 25 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. UW's game follows 25 minutes after the conclusion of game 2.

Wisconsin's Jolene Anderson secured her second-straight Big Ten scoring title with a 19.6 points per game average in 18 Big Ten games. She averaged 19.7 points per game last year in edging three-time Big Ten Player of the Year Jessica Davenport of Ohio State. She is UW's first Big Ten scoring champion.

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