Four on the floor: Saturday's semifinals are set
The first two days of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament are over, and Saturday’s semifinals are set. It’s No. 1 seed Michigan facing No. 5 seed Ohio State at 1:40 p.m. ET, followed by No. 2 seed Wisconsin playing No. 3 seed Michigan State. Track all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard.
On Friday night, No. 3 seed Michigan State handled No. 11 seed Northwestern after No. 2 seed Wisconsin beat No. 7 seed Minnesota, 83-57. Earlier, No. 4 seed Nebraska lost an 18-point lead in the second half as No. 5 seed Ohio State won 71-67. Before that, top-seeded Michigan survived No. 9 Illinois as Jordan Morgan hit the game-winning shot with eight seconds left and Illini couldn’t answer. Look back at all of our coverage and video right here.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) and web editor Sean Merriman (@BTNSean) are at Bankers Life Fieldhouse all weekend and continue to file stories and updates to BTN.com all day. Follow @BigTenNetwork on Twitter for in-game highlights and special moments, and we’ll be adding those same videos in our main video player, too.
We’ve been posting images from Indianapolis to the Big Ten Network’s Instagram account. The Instagram page for our acclaimed TV show “The Journey” is another worthy follow this weekend. Use BTN Connect to track the conversation happening around all of the Big Ten teams, too. After each game, watch the coaches’ press conferences live and free via the Big Ten Digital Network.
Also on Twitter, follow these accounts for updates all weekend.
An interactive tournament bracket is also posted below, and it will update throughout the day.