The Big Ten has already been full of surprises this week, and Thursday’s second round of play really delivered the drama as it included an epic Michigan meltdown, a dominant win at Iowa State, a precise shave for Sparti, and a real hit with Penn State. Down Ohio. We still have the quarter-finals, semi-finals and the title game on the calendar in the coming days.
Penn State’s win in Day Two came as the biggest surprise, as the Nittany Lions lost twice to the Buckeyes in the regular season. They trailed by as much as 13 points and trailed by more than 33 minutes of action, but closed the match with a 71-68 win. They will play No. 3 ranked Bordeaux in the quarter-finals late on Friday after they have already tied for the most wins in a single tournament after a single season since 2011.
Friday will also be a chance to catch the big dogs in play with all of the league’s top five seed including top seed Illinois, who begins the quarterfinals with a showdown against ninth seed Indiana. The Hoosiers are teetering on the bubble and desperately need a good win – but they lost to Illini by 17 in their only regular season showdown.
The full schedule for the rest of the week is below.
2022 Big Ten Tournament schedule, scores
All times are Eastern. Some start times are approximate
Quarter-finals – Friday 11 March
Game 7: No. 9 Indiana 65, No. 1 Illinois 63 | a summary
Game 8: No. 4 Rutgers vs. No. 5 Iowa | 2 p.m. on the Big Ten Network
Game 9: No. 2 Wisconsin vs No. 7 Michigan | 6:30 p.m. on the Big Ten Network
Game 10: No. 3 Purdue vs No. 11 Pennsylvania | 9 p.m. on the Big Ten Network
Semi-final rounds – Saturday 12 March
Game 11: No. 9 Indiana vs. Game 8 Winner | 1 p.m. on CBS, CBSSports.com, Paramount +
Game 12: Game 9 Winner vs Game 10 Winner | 3:30 p.m. on CBS, CBSSports.com, Paramount +
Big Ten Championship Game – Sunday, March 13
Game 13: Winner of Game 11 vs Winner of Game 12 | 3:30 p.m. on CBS, CBSSports.com, Paramount +
Round Two – Thursday 10 March
Game 3: No. 9 Indiana 74, No. 8 Michigan 69 | a summary
Game 4: No. 5 Iowa 112, No. 12 NW 76 | a summary
Game 5: No. 7 Michigan State 76, No. 10 Maryland State 72 | a summary
Game 6: No. 11 Pennsylvania State 71, No. 6 Ohio State 68 | a summary
Follow below for updates, analysis, and highlights throughout the event.
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