Big Ten Basketball Tournament 2011 Bracket: You Want Details, We Got Details
Big Ten Basketball Tournament 2011 Bracket Is Here And You Don't Want To Miss It
Let me paint a picture for you. You have the greatest contest in sports, but before it gets started, there a bunch of mini-tournaments to wet your whistle. Does that sound like something you can get behind?
That is the current landscape in College Basketball. Where College Football is a jumbled mess, round ball gets the post season right. There are almost too many great games to watch. Here is the breakdown of the Big Ten tourney.
Further information can be received at the official site of the Big East Tournament here.
First Round (Thursday, March 10)
Game 1: No. 8 Northwestern vs. No. 9 Minnesota, 2:30 p.m., ESPN2
Game 2: No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 10 Iowa, 25 minutes following Game 1 conclusion, ESPN2
Game 3: No. 6 Penn State vs. No. 11 Indiana, 7:30 p.m., Big Ten Network
Second Round (Friday, March 11)
Game 4: No. 1 Ohio State vs. Game 1 Winner, Noon, ESPN
Game 5: No. 4 Illinois vs. No. 5 Michigan, 25 minutes following Game 4 conclusion, ESPN
Game 6: No. 2 Purdue vs. Game 2 Winner, 6:30 p.m., Big Ten Network
Game 7: No. 3 Wisconsin vs. Game 3 Winner, 25 minutes following Game 6 conclusion, Big Ten Network
Semi-Finals Round (Saturday, March 12)
Game 8: Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner, 1:40 p.m., CBS Sports
Game 9: Game 6 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner, 25 minutes following Game 8 conclusion, CBS Sports
Championship Game (Sunday, March 13)
Game 10: Tournament Championship, 3:30 p.m., CBS Sports
There are so many great questions that will be answered here. Is Ohio State by far the best team in the Big Ten? Does Wisconsin have any say about their seeding heading forward?
The best time of year gets a fun little twist in the conference tourneys. All eyes will be on the Big Ten going forward.
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