Big Ten Women's Tourney tips off on BTN/BTN2Go

All 12 Big Ten women’s basketball teams head to Hoffman Estates, Ill., and the Sears Centre Arena for the annual Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament with champion scoring the conference’s automatic berth into the NCAA Championship. The first 10 games of the tournament will be televised by BTN & BTN2Go.

Penn State clinched the top overall seed for the second consecutive season and seventh time overall.Nebraska, which enters the field as the No. 2 seed, looks to make a return trip to the tournament final. For the sixth consecutive season, every game of the Big Ten Tournament will be televised to a national television audience.

Also, BTN.com will be posting video highlights after each game both in in our Big Ten Women’s Tournament section as well as our BTN.com video vault. Here’s how you can track the box scores and results:

Use the interactive bracket below for info on each of Thursday’s games.

Thursday (all times ET)
#7 Iowa vs. # 10 Northwestern 12:30 p.m., BTN
#6 Illinois vs. #11 Wisconsin 3 p.m., BTN
#8 Minnesota vs. #9 Ohio State 7 p.m., BTN
#5 Michigan vs. #12 Indiana 9:30 p.m., BTN

Friday
#2 Nebraska vs. IOWA/NU 12:30 p.m., BTN
#3 Purdue vs. ILL/WIS 3 p.m., BTN
#1 Penn State vs. MINN/OSU 7 p.m., BTN
#4 Michigan State vs. MICH/IND 9:30 p.m., BTN

Saturday
Semifinal 1 5 p.m., BTN
Semifinal 2 7:30 p.m., BTN

Sunday
Championship Game 4 p.m., ESPN2

Here are the final standings heading into the tournament.

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Standings
  Conference Overall vs
  W-L Pct Hm Rd W-L Pct Hm Rd Nt Top 25
Penn State 14-2 .875 8-0 6-2 24-4 .857 14-0 9-4 1-0 4-1
21 Nebraska 12-4 .750 5-3 7-1 22-7 .759 13-4 9-3 0-0 2-4
Michigan State 10-6 .625 6-2 4-4 22-7 .759 13-2 7-5 2-0 1-4
Purdue 10-6 .625 5-3 5-3 21-8 .724 10-3 9-4 2-1 2-3
Michigan 9-7 .563 5-3 4-4 20-9 .690 13-4 7-5 0-0 1-4
Illinois 9-7 .563 4-4 5-3 16-12 .571 9-7 6-4 1-1 2-3
Iowa 8-8 .500 4-4 4-4 19-11 .633 11-5 6-6 2-0 6-2
Minnesota 7-9 .438 4-4 3-5 18-12 .600 13-5 3-6 2-1 1-4
Ohio State 7-9 .438 4-4 3-5 17-12 .586 13-4 4-7 0-1 0-4
Northwestern 5-11 .313 2-6 3-5 13-16 .448 8-8 4-8 1-0 1-4
Wisconsin 3-13 .188 3-5 0-8 11-18 .379 9-6 1-12 1-0 1-4
Indiana 2-14 .125 2-6 0-8 11-18 .379 9-8 2-10 0-0 1-3

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