The Big Ten conference announced the 2014 Big Ten Softball Tournament bracket on Sunday, with Michigan earning the No. 1 seed after clinching a share of its 18th conference championship. Nebraska, which secured the No. 2 seed in the tournament, also earned a share of its first Big Ten title after completing a three-game sweep of Indiana on Sunday.
The tournament will begin on Thursday with the title contest slated for Saturday night at Sharon J. Drysdale Field in Evanston, Ill. The tournament champion will earn the conference’s automatic berth to the NCAA Championship.
Check out the complete 2014 Big Ten Softball Tournament schedule below.
|2014 BIG TEN SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT (ALL TIMES CT)||HOW TO WATCH LIVE||LIVE STATS|
|Thursday, May 8|
|Game 1: No. 6 Purdue vs. No. 11 Indiana 11 a.m.||Live stream – Big Ten Digital Network||GameTracker|
|Game 2: No. 7 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Penn State 1:30 p.m.||Live stream – Big Ten Digital Network||GameTracker|
|Game 3: No. 8 Iowa vs. No. 9 Illinois 4:30 p.m.||Live stream – Big Ten Digital Network||GameTracker|
|Game 4: No. 5 Northwestern vs. No. 12 Michigan State 7 p.m.||Live stream – Big Ten Digital Network||GameTracker|
|Friday, May 9|
|Game 5: No. 3 Minnesota vs. Game 1 Winner 11 a.m.||BTN TV & BTN2Go||Coming soon|
|Game 6: No. 2 Nebraska vs. Game 2 Winner 1:30 p.m.||BTN TV & BTN2Go||Coming soon|
|Game 7: No. 1 Michigan vs. Game 3 Winner 4:30 p.m.||BTN TV & BTN2Go||Coming soon|
|Game 8: No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Game 4 Winner 7 p.m.||BTN TV & BTN2Go||Coming soon|
|Saturday, May 10|
|Game 9: 2:30 p.m. (Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner)||BTN TV & BTN2Go||Coming soon|
|Game 10: 5 p.m. (Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner)||BTN TV & BTN2Go||Coming soon|
|Game 11: 7:30 p.m. (Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner)||BTN TV & BTN2Go||Coming soon|