Big Ten Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, TV information

Big Ten Tournament 2018 begins Wednesday, Feb. 28 at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Check out the bracket, tournament schedule and seeds below. Michigan State is the top seed.

All 14 Big Ten teams make the conference tournament, which goes until Sunday, March 4. All games will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The top four teams receive a double-bye into the quarterfinals.

Big Ten Tournament 2018: Bracket

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Big Ten Tournament 2018: Schedule

All games at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

FIRST ROUND

Wednesday, February 28

No. 12 Iowa vs. No. 13 Illinois, 5:30 p.m. ET on Big Ten Network

No. 11 Minnesota vs. No. 14 Rutgers, around 8 p.m. (25 minutes after previous game) on Big Ten Network

SECOND ROUND

Thursday, March 1

No. 8 Maryland vs. No. 9 Wisconsin, 12 p.m. on Big Ten Network

No. 5 Michigan vs. No. 12-13 winner, 2:30 p.m. (25 minutes after previous game) on Big Ten Network

No. 7 Penn State vs. No. 10 Northwestern, 6:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network

No. 6 Indiana vs. No. 11-14 winner, 9 p.m. (25 minutes after previous game) on Big Ten Network

THIRD ROUND

Friday, March 2

No. 1 Michigan State vs. No. 8-9 winner, 12 p.m. on Big Ten Network

No. 4 Nebraska vs. No. 5-12-13 winner, 2:30 p.m. (25 minutes after previous game) on Big Ten Network

No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 7-10 winner, 6:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network

No. 3 Purdue vs. No. 6-11-14 winner, 9 p.m. (25 minutes after previous game) on Big Ten Network

SEMIFINALS

Saturday, March 3

Semifinal No. 1, 2 p.m. on CBS

Semifinal No. 2, 4:30 p.m. on CBS

CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday, March 4

Semifinal winners, 4:30 p.m. on CBS

Big Ten Tournament: Seeds, standings

  1. Michigan State 16-2
  2. Ohio State 15-3
  3. Purdue: 15-3
  4. Nebraska: 13-5
  5. Michigan: 13-5
  6. Indiana: 9-9
  7. Penn State: 9-9
  8. Maryland: 8-10
  9. Wisconsin: 7-11
  10. Northwestern: 6-12
  11. Minnesota: 4-14
  12. Iowa: 4-14
  13. Illinois: 4-14
  14. Rutgers: 3-15

Big Ten Tournament: History, champions

YEAR CHAMPION SCORE RUNNER-UP LOCATION MVP
1998 Michigan (vacated) 76-67 Purdue Chicago Robert Traylor, Michigan
1999 Michigan State 67-50 Illinois Chicago Mateen Cleaves, Michigan State
2000 Michigan State 76-61 Illinois Chicago Morris Peterson, Michigan State
2001 Iowa 63-61 Indiana Chicago Reggie Evans, Iowa
2002 Ohio State (vacated) 81-64 Iowa Indianapolis Boban Savovic, Ohio State
2003 Illinois 72-59 Ohio State Chicago Brian Cook, Illinois
2004 Wisconsin 70-53 Illinois Indianapolis Devin Harris, Wisconsin
2005 Illinois 54-43 Wisconsin Chicago James Augustine, Illinois
2006 Iowa 67-60 Ohio State Indianapolis Jeff Horner, Iowa
2007 Ohio State 66-49 Wisconsin Chicago Greg Oden, Ohio State
2008 Wisconsin 61-48 Illinois Indianapolis Marcus Landry, Wiscnosin
2009 Purdue 65-61 Ohio Stae Indianapolis Robbie Hummel, Purdue
2010 Ohio State 90-61 Minnesota Indianapolis Evan Turner, Ohio State
2011 Ohio State 71-60 Penn State Indianapolis Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
2012 Michigan State 68-64 Ohio State Indianapolis Draymond Green, Michigan State
2013 Ohio State 50-43 Wisconsin Chicago Aaron Craft, Ohio State
2014 Michigan State 69-55 Michigan Indianapolis Branden Dawson, Michigan State
2015 Wisconsin 80-69 (OT) Michigan State Chicago Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
2016 Michigan State 66-62 Purdue Indianapolis Denzel Valentine, Michigan State
2017 Michigan 71-56 Wisconsin Washington, D.C. Derrick Walton, Jr., Michigan

Big Ten Tournament: Standings, records

TEAM Conf. W-L GB Pct. Overall W-L Pct.
Michigan State 15-2 .882 27-3 .900
Ohio State 14-3 1 .824 23-7 .767
Purdue 13-3 1.5 .813 24-5 .828
Nebraska 12-5 3 .706 21-9 .700
Michigan 12-5 3 .706 23-7 .767
Penn State 9-8 6 .529 19-11 .633
Indiana 9-8 6 .529 16-13 .552
Maryland 8-9 7 .471 19-11 .633
Northwestern 6-10 8.5 .375 15-14 .517
Wisconsin 6-10 8.5 .375 13-16 .448
Minnesota 4-13 11 .235 15-15 .500
Illinois 3-13 11.5 .188 13-16 .448
Rutgers 3-14 12 .176 13-17 .433
Iowa 3-14 12 .176 12-18 .400

Big Ten Tournament: Records

TEAM WINS LOSSES PCT. TITLES RUNNER-UPS
Ohio State 26 13 .667 4 4
Michigan State 28 15 .651 5 1
Illinois 27 18 .600 2 4
Wisconsin 23 17 .576 3 4
Michigan 17 17 .500 1 1
Maryland 2 3 .400 0 0
Iowa 15 18 .455 2 1
Minnesota 14 18 .438 0 1
Purdue 12 19 .387 1 2
Indiana 12 20 .375 0 1
Penn State 12 20 .375 0 1
Nebraska 3 6 .333 0 0
Northwestern 9 20 .310 0 0
Rutgers 1 3 .250 0 0

Here’s what happened in last year’s Big Ten Tournament:

  • First Round: No. 13 Penn State 76, No. 12 Nebraska 67 (OT)
  • First Round: No. 14 Rutgers 66, No. 11 Ohio State 57
  • Second Round: No. 8 Michigan 75, No. 9 Illinois, 55
  • Second Round: No. 5 Michigan State 78, No. 13 Penn State 51
  • Second Round: No. 10 Indiana 95, No. 7 Iowa, 73
  • Second Round: No. 6 Northwestern 83, No. 14 Rutgers 61
  • Quarterfinals: No. 8 Michigan 74, No. 1 Purdue 70 (OT)
  • Quarterfinals: No. 4 Minnesota 63, No. 5 Michigan State 58
  • Quarterfinals: No. 2 Wisconsin 70, No. 10 Indiana 60
  • Quarterfinals: No. 6 Northwestern 72, No. 3 Maryland 64
  • Semifinals: No. 8 Michigan 84, No. 4 Minnesota 77
  • Semifinals: No. 2 Wisconsin 76, No. 6 Northwestern 48
  • Championship: No. 8 Michigan 71, No. 2 Wisconsin 56

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