2013 Big Ten Tournament
Never one to gloat, Bo Ryan had to stop himself from being too modest Saturday afternoon.
For the second straight season, the top four seeds at the Big Ten Tournament have advanced to the semifinals. Here’s a quick look at what to watch for Saturday at the United Center:
Ben Brust scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 22 Wisconsin knocked off sixth-ranked Michigan 68-59 in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Friday.
Cody Zeller scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Indiana past Illinois 80-64 Friday in the Big Ten quarterfinals.
A quick look at what to watch for Friday as the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals are played in Chicago:
Trey Burke scored 21 points and No. 6 Michigan beat Penn State 83-66 in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday, avenging a shocking loss to the Nittany Lions during the regular season.
When Minnesota guard Austin Hollins stepped out of bounds with 14.6 seconds left in regulation, John Groce had a decision to make.
Brandon Paul scored 25 points and hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to lead Illinois to a 51-49 victory over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.
A quick look at what to watch for Thursday as the Big Ten Tournament gets underway in Chicago.
The Big Ten has released the completed bracket for the Big Ten Tournament, which begins Thursday, March 14 at the United Center.
In 2006, when Indianapolis beat out Chicago for exclusive rights to host the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament from 2008-12, conference commissioner Jim Delany expressed his hope that a fixed location would help boost attendance for his league’s hoops extravaganza.