Here's how to watch every game of the Big Ten softball tourney
The bracket for the 2016 Big Ten Softball Tournament was released Sunday night, and Big Ten champion Michigan is the No. 1 seed.
The Wolverines, fresh off claiming their ninth consecutive Big Ten regular-season crown, earn a first-round bye into Friday’s quarterfinals, along with No. 2 Minnesota, No. 3 Northwestern and No. 4 Penn State.
The top 12 teams make the tournament, held at Penn State, and all 11 games air live on BTN/BTN2Go, starting with No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 11 Rutgers at noon ET Thursday.
View the complete tournament schedule and get links to watch each game on BTN2Go.
|THURSDAY (all times ET)|
|Noon||Game 1: No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 11 Rutgers||BTN | BTN2Go|
|2:30 p.m.||Game 2: No. 7 Illinois vs. No. 10 Michigan State||BTN | BTN2Go|
|5:30 p.m.||Game 3: No. 5 Nebraska vs. No. 12 Purdue||BTN | BTN2Go|
|8 p.m.||Game 4: No. 8 Wisconsin vs. No. 9 Indiana||BTN | BTN2Go|
|Noon||Game 5: No. 3 Northwestern vs. Winner of Game 1||BTN | BTN2Go|
|2:30 p.m.||Game 6: No. 2 Minnesota vs. Winner of Game 2||BTN | BTN2Go|
|5:30 p.m.||Game 7: No. 4 Penn State vs. Winner of Game 3||BTN | BTN2Go|
|8 p.m.||Game 8: No. 1 Michigan vs. Winner of Game 4||BTN | BTN2Go|
|1 p.m.||Semifinal 1: Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6||BTN | BTN2Go|
|3:30 p.m.||Semifinal 2: Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8||BTN | BTN2Go|
|6:30 p.m.||Championship: Winner Semifinal 1 vs. Winner of Semifinal 2||BTN | BTN2Go|