staff, May 16, 2015

The Big Ten released the 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament bracket on Saturday, with Illinois securing the top seed after winning the program's 30th Big Ten title. The Fighting Illini claimed the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament after going 21-1 in conference play.

[ MORE: View the official Big Ten Baseball Tournament bracket ]

This year's tournament will once again feature an eight-team field and will be held May 20-24 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

The tournament?s double-elimination format will culminate with a single championship game on Sunday, with the winner earning the tournament title and the conference?s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. All eight teams will begin play in one-of-two brackets, with Illinois, Maryland, Michigan State and Nebraska appearing in one bracket, and Iowa, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio State competing in the other bracket.

BTN will have live coverage during the Big Ten Tournament. The network will carry Games 3 and 4 on Wednesday, Games 7 and 8 on Thursday, and each game on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. BTN Plus will carry Games 1 and 2 on Wednesday, and Games 5 and 6 on Thursday.

Here is a look at the 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament bracket.


Here are links to watch the games on BTN Plus and BTN2Go. All times ET.