BTN.com staff, March 7, 2016
On Monday, the 14 Big Ten men's basketball coaches held a teleconference with reporters from around the country to preview the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament. Dive in and hear from each coach.
Remember: BTN will provide a full week of comprehensive coverage of the Big Ten Tournament from Indianapolis, including five games, pre- and post-game analysis, coach and player interviews, and a 90-minute Selection Sunday Special.
Coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET today with the exclusive, live announcement of the annual Big Ten basketball awards on the "BTN Live: All-Conference Selection Show." Host Rick Pizzo and analyst Jon Crispin will reveal All-Big Ten selections, as well as Big Ten Player, Freshman and Coach of the Year. Interviews with select award winners will also be included.
As for the bracket, it's right here. Outright Big Ten champion Indiana is the No. 1 seed in the event that tips at 4:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, and runs through Sunday afternoon, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Hoosiers, along with No. 2 Michigan State, No. 3 Maryland and No. 4 Purdue, receive double-byes and open the tourney Friday.