Indiana earns No. 1 seed in Big Ten tourney

The Big Ten announced Sunday night the bracket for the 2013 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, which will be held March 14-17 at the United Center in Chicago. Indiana, thanks to Sunday’s late comeback victory at Michigan, earned the No. 1 seed after claiming its first outright Big Ten title since 1993. See all of the seeds and Day 1 matchups in this post.

[ RELATED: View the official 2013 Big Ten tourney bracket (PDF) ]

Thursday, March 14
Game 1: No. 8 Illinois vs. No. 9 Minnesota, noon, BTN/BTN2Go
Game 2: No. 5 Michigan vs. No. 12 Penn State, 2:30 p.m.*, BTN/BTN2Go
Game 3: No. 7 Purdue vs. No. 10 Nebraska, 6:30 p.m., ESPN2
Game 4: No. 6 Iowa vs. No. 11 Northwestern, 9 p.m.*, ESPN2

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Friday, March 15, 2013
Game 5: No. 1 Indiana vs. Game 1 Winner, noon, ESPN
Game 6: No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Game 2 Winner, 2:30 p.m.*, ESPN
Game 7: No. 2 Ohio State vs. Game 3 Winner, 6:30 p.m., BTN/BTN2Go
Game 8: No. 3 Michigan State vs. Game 4 Winner, 9 p.m.*, BTN/BTN2Go


Your Opinion?
Show Comments (14 Comments)
Doug on 3/10/2013 @ 7:15pm EDT Said:

What a disappointing end for Michigan, finishing in 5th place after such a good start to the season. Michigan better watch out for PSU, the nittany lions about swept michigan this year.

CB on 3/10/2013 @ 7:54pm EDT Said:

The Michigan choke was epic. Glad Purdue is the only team that this ridiculous crap happens to.

CB on 3/10/2013 @ 7:55pm EDT Said:

meant to say “Isnt the only team this happens to”

1012 on 3/10/2013 @ 8:20pm EDT Said:

What an exciting season. I think each team that did not win is kicking themselves for being upset by a lower ranked team. The ball bounced in some interesting ways all season and any of the top 5 teams could have claimed the conference championship under the right circumstances.

marty on 3/10/2013 @ 8:40pm EDT Said:

Thanks for the game times. What time zone?

Tim on 3/10/2013 @ 8:42pm EDT Said:

Thanks for the censorship!

Reality check on 3/10/2013 @ 8:42pm EDT Said:

Doug, your comments send me into a rage

Reality check on 3/10/2013 @ 8:46pm EDT Said:

Curse those Spartans, they ruin everything

JD on 3/10/2013 @ 10:11pm EDT Said:

The PDF has the time zones.

Doug on 3/10/2013 @ 11:05pm EDT Said:

come on reality, michigan hasn’t been good since the cheating teams of the 90’s, you should be used to this

Spartan 81 on 3/11/2013 @ 10:20am EDT Said:

Michigan is a very dangerous team, would not want to face them in the tournament.

Spartan 81 on 3/11/2013 @ 10:25am EDT Said:

In case anyone does not get that complete sarcasm I completely disagree with the Michigan fans on this board, Michigan is a soft team with no interior game, I think they will go home early in the second round

Doug on 3/11/2013 @ 11:33am EDT Said:

i don’t know spartan, they face OHIO again may be another first round exit. And 1012, MSU didn’t suffer a bad loss like the other teams did, which allowed them to finish in a 2nd place tie

Steve on 3/11/2013 @ 1:08pm EDT Said:

Just look at the road records this year, that tells you who’s gonna win the tournament…GO HOOSIERS!!