Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, July 6, 2015

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Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

The Kohl Center will host a Milwaukee Bucks preseason game this fall, the University of Wisconsin announced Monday afternoon.

The Bucks, who also will host training camp from Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Madison, will play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Kohl Center, marking their first appearance in the Badgers' home since an Oct. 19, 1999 exhibition game vs. Dallas.

?The passion for basketball in Madison is unparalleled, not only throughout the state but across the country,? Bucks General Manager John Hammond said in a Wisconsin release. ?The Bucks proudly represent the entire state of Wisconsin. We?re beyond excited to bring Bucks basketball to the capital and reconnect with the amazing fans at the Kohl Center.?

?We?re thrilled to welcome the Bucks back to Madison this fall,? University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez said. ?I know that basketball fans in our area will enjoy the exhibition game and we?re pleased to have an up-and-coming team like the Bucks in our facilities and around our city.?

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