The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team entered the 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis as the favorite and lived up to that billing, beating Alabama-Birmingham, Georgetown and Oklahoma en route to a tournament title.

The Badgers are more under the radar entering the 2018 installment of the event, which begins this week on Paradise Island in The Bahamas. UW opens with a game against Stanford at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Here’s a closer look at the eight-team field:

Jim Polzin covers Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball for the Wisconsin State Journal.

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