The Badgers and the Bulldogs are back in the tournament as the top two seeds in the Midwest Regional, looking to get in position for a title.
Wisconsin (24-10-2) plays North Dakota (23-13-3) in the semifinals on Friday night. Ferris State (28-10-3) plays Colgate (20-13-5) in the other semifinal.
Wisconsin and North Dakota State haven't played this season. Ferris State and Colgate have played three times - unusual for nonconference teams - with Colgate winning twice. The Raiders' 3-0 win on Jan. 4 became a turning point for both teams.
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