American Family Field begins prepping to host Badgers basketball

NOW: American Family Field begins prepping to host Badgers basketball

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee's AmFam Field has hosted many events other than Brewers baseball over its 22-year history, but this week brings college basketball to the stadium for the very first time. We got a sneak peek at some of the preparations Monday.

Workers began putting together the court where Friday's Brew City Battle will take place. 

The Wisconsin Badgers women's team will face Kansas State and the Badgers men will play Stanford.

Watching the workers piece together the floor, and looking at all the seats in the building, leads to an obvious question -- could AmFam Field host an NCAA Final Four some day?

Rick Schlesinger, of the Brewers, has clearly thought about it, even though March Madness comes when they're preparing the field for baseball.

"I'd have to ask the grounds crew what they think," Schlesinger said. "I think I know their answer, but you know, there's always opportunities. I'll never say no to anything like that cause obviously to have an NCAA tournament, maybe a Final Four one day? That would be, that would be obviously great for the city." 

The Brew City Battle starts Friday with the women's game at 3:30 p.m. 

The men's game follows at 6:30 p.m.

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