Big Ten regular season play officially wrapped up and the 2016 Big Ten Tournament in the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana is now underway.
Though many of the seeds were locked up earlier in the week, there were some significant changes over the last few days and several key tiebreakers that sorted out the field. As a result, there are some interesting matchups that should not only impact the conference, but potential NCAA, NIT, and CBI bids.
Here is the updated (as of Saturday night) and current 2016 Big Ten Tournament bracket.
2016 B1G Tournament Bracket:
- No. 2 Michigan State defeats No. 3 Maryland, 64-61.
- No. 4 Purdue defeats No. 8 Michigan, 76-59.
- No. 3 Maryland defeats No. 11 Nebraska 97-86.
- No. 2 Michigan State defeats No. 7 Ohio State, 81-54.
- No. 4 Purdue defeats No. 12 Illinois, 89-58.
- No. 8 Michigan defeats No. 1 Indiana, 72-69.
- No. 8 Michigan defeats No. 9 Northwestern in overtime, 72-70.
- No. 12 Illinois defeats No. 5 Iowa, 68-66.
- No. 7 Ohio State defeats No. 10 Penn State, 79-75.
- No. 11 Nebraska defeats No. 6 Wisconsin, 70-58.
- No. 12 Illinois defeats No. 13 Minnesota, 85-52.
- No. 11 Nebraska defeats No. 14 Rutgers, 89-72.
BTP will have more B1G Tournament updates as the week continues.