Are we sure the Badgers are in?

As sure as we can be in a system that has introduced some subjectivity for the first time in nearly a quarter century.

UW finished first in the Big Ten in the regular season and second in the playoffs. Minnesota got the conference’s automatic bid — one of six given for the field of 16 — for winning the tournament, but the Badgers widely are considered a lock to get one of 10 at-large bids.