Big Ten Friday night: Watch Indiana, Wisconsin pregame interviews

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Friday night: Watch Indiana, Wisconsin pregame interviews

WATCH - Indiana coach Tom Crean talks about the Hoosier's win over Kentucky and how Indiana is preparing for North Carolina.

Indiana has a winning record in the NCAA Tournament against No. 1 seeds (5-3). Wisconsin is two wins away in the East Regional from becoming the first program since UCLA (2006-2008) to make three straight Final Fours. Tonight, the No. 7 seeded Badgers face No. 6 seed Notre Dame (7:30 p.m. ET) before the No. 5 seeded Hoosiers take on No. 1 seed North Carolina (10 p.m. ET), and we talked to the coaches and a key player from each Big Ten squad.

[MORE: Get the full interactive bracket ]

For No. 5 seeded Indiana (27-7), the Hoosiers average more than 82 points a game, averaging of 58 shots. There’s not going to be a whole lot of time for play-calling or directing teammates. Everyone on both teams gets out and runs, and the ball doesn’t spend much time bouncing.

The big difference is 3-point shooting. The Hoosiers make an average of nine a game, almost double North Carolina’s five. Read more here.

Among teams in the Sweet 16, Wisconsin’s 53 ppg ranks second behind Syracuse (50.5) and the Badgers are holding teams to just 39 percent shooting from the floor. Oh, and the Badgers outrebounded two teams (Pittsburgh and Xavier) that were among the best on the boards in the regular season. Read more here.


Find all of our videos on our YouTube page, or in the playlist below. staff is the Big Ten Network's official website. BTN is also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Vine. Want to contact us directly? Use our contact us page.


BTN Plus on BTN2Go

BTN Plus on BTN2Go

all times ET
3:05 PMLindenwood at MinnesotaWatch
6:00 PMWisconsin at IndianaWatch
6:30 PMWisconsin at MinnesotaWatch
7:00 PMMichigan St. at Rutgers Watch
8:00 PMIowa at NorthwesternWatch
8:00 PMMichigan at Penn St.Watch
8:00 PMRutgers at WisconsinWatch
8:00 PMUniversity of Victoria at WisconsinWatch

Watch hundreds of live non-televised Big Ten events via BTN Plus on BTN2Go.