B1G tourney bracket: Here’s what it looks like, if season ended today

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B1G tourney bracket: Here’s what it looks like, if season ended today

The 2016 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament is fast approaching.

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Just two weeks remain in the regular season, in fact.

We know it’s early, but we also know Big Ten fans enjoy taking an if-the-season-ended-today look at the tourney bracket.

Here’s the latest look, entering the penultimate week of games:

WEDNESDAY (MARCH 9)
Game 1, 4:30 pm. ET ESPN2: No. 13 Minnesota vs. No. 12 Illinois
Game 2, 7 p.m. ET BTN: No. 14 Rutgers vs. No. 11 Northwestern

THURSDAY (MARCH 10)
Game 3, noon ET BTN: No. 9 Nebraska vs. No. 8 Purdue
Game 4, 25 minutes later BTN : Game 1 winner vs. No. 5 Michigan State
Game 5, 6:30 p.m. ET ESPN2: No. 10 Penn State vs. No. 7 Michigan
Game 6, 25 minutes later ESPN2: Game 2 winner vs. No. 6 Wisconsin

FRIDAY (MARCH 11)
Game 7, noon ET ESPN: Game 3 winner vs. No. 1 Indiana
Game 8, 25 minutes later ESPN: vs. Game 4 winner vs. No. 4 Ohio State
Game 9, 6:30 p.m. ET BTN: vs. Game 5 winner vs. No. 2 Iowa
Game 10, 25 minutes later BTN: Game 6 winner vs. No. 3 Maryland

SATURDAY (MARCH 12)
Game 11, 1 p.m. ET CBS: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner
Game 12, 25 minutes later CBS: Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner

SUNDAY (MARCH 13)
Game 13, 3 p.m. ET CBS: Game 11 winner vs. Game 12 winner

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