Brent Yarina, BTN.com Senior Editor, March 12, 2016
And then there were two, and it will be No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 2 Michigan State in the 19th Big Ten tournament title game Sunday afternoon.
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The fourth-seeded Boilermakers downed No. 8 Michigan, 76-59, to advance to their third Big Ten tourney final, while the second-seeded Spartans held off No. 3 Maryland, 64-61, to move on to their second consecutive tourney title game.
Purdue and Michigan State will face off at 3 p.m. ET Sunday, the final game before Selection Sunday.
Michigan State, the highest-remaining seed, advanced to last season's final, losing to eventual national runner-up Wisconsin in overtime.