Green Bay is coming off a road win at South Dakota State.
The Phoenix is coming off a big win at Miami.
Reports say Pitt coach Paul Chryst will become Wisconsin’s next head coach.
The junior becomes the third Badgers player to win the award.
Alvarez also was pressed back into service to coach the Badgers in the 2013 Rose Bowl after Bret Bielema left for Arkansas.
Wisconsin has beaten Green Bay, Maquette and Milwaukee this year
Green Bay outlasts South Dakota State to move to 7-2 this season.
Andersen was 19-7 in two seasons with the Badgers.
Melvin Gordon has run for 2,336 yards this season and is a Heisman trophy finalist.
The basketball tournament will be played in 2018 at Madison Square Garden.