@BTNStatsGuys: Big Ten Tourney seed scenarios entering Saturday

@BTNStatsGuys: Big Ten Tourney seed scenarios entering Saturday

Two days, and six games remain, in the Big Ten regular season.

Before Michigan and Maryland tip it off Saturday afternoon, here’s the latest look at the Big Ten tourney seed scenarios.

1. Michigan State (15-2)

  • Clinches #1 seed with win at Wisconsin
  • Clinches #2 seed with loss at Wisconsin
  • Seed range: 1 or 2

2. Ohio State (15-3)

  • Clinches #1 seed with Michigan State loss at Wisconsin
  • Clinches #2 seed Michigan State win at Wisconsin
  • Seed range: 1 or 2

3. Purdue (14-3)

  • Clinched #3 seed
  • Will open at 9 pm. ET Friday
  • Can still clinch share of Big Ten Title with win vs Minnesota and a Michigan State loss at Wisconsin

4. Nebraska (12-5)

  • Clinches #4 seed and double-bye with win vs Penn State OR a Michigan loss at Maryland
  • Clinches #5 seed with loss vs Penn State + Michigan win at Maryland
  • Seed range: 4 or 5

5. Michigan (12-5)

  • Clinches #4 seed and double-bye with win at Maryland + Nebraska loss vs Penn State
  • Clinches #5 seed with loss at Maryland OR Nebraska win vs Penn State
  • Seed range: 4 or 5

6. Penn State (9-8)

  • Clinches #6 seed with win at Nebraska
  • Clinches #7 seed with loss at Nebraska
  • Seed range: 6 or 7

7. Indiana (9-9)

  • Clinches #6 seed with Penn State loss at Nebraska
  • Clinches #7 seed with Penn State win at Nebraska
  • Seed range: 6 or 7

8. Maryland (8-9)

  • Clinched #8 seed
  • Will open noon Thursday against #9 Wisconsin

9. Wisconsin (7-10)

  • Clinched #9 seed
  • Will open at noon Thursday against #8 Maryland

10. Northwestern (6-11)

  • Clinched #10 seed
  • Will open at 6:30 p.m. ET Thursday against #7 seed

11. Minnesota (4-13)

  • Clinched #11 seed
  • Will open at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday against #14 seed

12. Illinois (3-14)

  • Clinches #12 seed with win at Rutgers + Iowa loss vs Northwestern
  • Clinches #13 seed with win at Rutgers + Iowa win vs Northwestern
  • Clinches #14 seed with loss at Rutgers
  • Seed range: 12-14

13. Rutgers (3-14)

  • Clinches #12 seed with win vs Illinois
  • Clinches #13 seed with loss vs Illinois + Iowa loss vs Northwestern
  • Clinches #14 seed with loss vs Illinois + Iowa win vs Northwestern
  • Seed range: 12-14

14. Iowa (3-14)

  • Clinches #12 seed with win vs Northwestern + Rutgers loss vs Illinois
  • Clinches #13 seed with Rutgers win vs Illinois
  • Clinches #14 seed with loss vs Northwestern + Rutgers loss vs Illinois
  • Seed range: 12-14
Harold Shelton III, BTN Studio Researcher

Harold Shelton III is a BTN Studio Researcher who writes up weekly stats for BTN & BTN.com. Follow his work on Twitter @BTNStatsGuys.

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