Penn State gets No. 1 seed in Big Ten Women's Tournament
The Big Ten announced Sunday the bracket for the 2014 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, held Thursday-Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Penn State and Michigan State collected the top two seeds after each earned shares of the Big Ten Championship.
Penn State and Michigan State finished 13-3 in Big Ten play, but due to a head-to-head win over the Spartans on Jan. 19, the Lady Lions earned the No. 1 seed. Nebraska and Purdue also earned first-round byes, entering the tournament as the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds, respectively.
The Huskers finished the conference season with a 12-4 record, while the Boilermakers posted an 11-5 Big Ten mark.
The tournament will tip off at noon ET on Thursday, with No. 8 Ohio State taking on No. 9 Northwestern in the first of four games on the opening day.
BTN/BTN2Go will air all 10 games leading up to the championship Sunday afternoon.
Here’s a photo gallery from Penn State celebrating its third straight Big Ten crown on Saturday: