In the wake of losing three straight games and five out of six to close the ordinary season, No. 6 seed Wisconsin refocused in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday by knocking off a scrappy No. 11 seed Penn State 75-74. With the success, the Badgers advance to take on No. 3 seed Iowa in Friday’s quarterfinals where they’ll attempt to retaliate for a couple of ordinary season misfortunes to the Hawkeyes.
Wisconsin drove Penn State by 18 with simply 7:48 left, however the Nittany Lions energized to make it a game late before a turnover in the last seconds saved a triumph for the Badgers, who made 12-of-23 endeavors from 3-point range and didn’t enlist a solitary quick break point. Penn State completes the season with a last record of 11-14 under between time mentor Jim Ferry.
In other Big Ten Tournament activity, No. 7 seed Rutgers knocked off No. 10 seed Indiana, sending the Hoosiers to a 6th consecutive loss and finishing their season with a 12-15 record. The Scarlet Knights will take on No. 2 seed Illinois in a quarterfinal game on Friday.
Michigan State’s destiny for Selection Sunday got a touch more flimsy on Thursday as the No. 9 seed Spartans lost 68-57 to No. 8 seed Maryland in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament. The Terrapins will progress to Friday’s quarterfinals to play No. 1 seed Michigan, while Michigan State should hold on to check whether its solid completion to the ordinary season will be sufficient to procure an everywhere offer to the NCAA Tournament.
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2021 Big Ten Tournament plan, scores
Area: Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis
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All occasions Eastern; some beginning occasions approximated
First round – Wednesday, March 10
Game 1: No. 13 Minnesota 51, No. 12 Northwestern 46 | Recap
Game 2: No. 11 Penn State 72, No. 14 Nebraska 66 | Recap
Second round – Thursday, March 11
Game 3: No. 8 Maryland 68, No. 9 Michigan State 57 | Recap
Game 4: No. 5 Ohio State 79, No. 13 Minnesota 75 | Recap
Game 5: No. 7 Rutgers 61, No. 10 Indiana 50 | Recap
Game 6: No. 6 Wisconsin 75, No. 11 Penn State 74 |
Quarterfinals – Friday, March 12
Game 7: No. 1 Michigan versus No. 8 Maryland | 11:30 a.m. on Big Ten Network
Game 8: No. 4 Purdue versus No. 5 Ohio State | 2 p.m. on Big Ten Network
Game 9: No. 2 Illinois versus No. 7 Rutgers | 6:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network
Game 10: No. 3 Iowa versus No. 6 Wisconsin | 9 p.m. on Big Ten Network
Elimination rounds – Saturday, March 13
Game 11: Game 7 champ versus Game 8 victor | 1 p.m. on CBS, CBSSports.com
Game 12: Game 9 champ versus Game 10 victor | 3:30 p.m. on CBS, CBSSports.com
Enormous Ten Tournament Championship Game – Sunday, March 14
Game 13: Game 11 victor versus Game 12 victor | 3:30 p.m. on CBS, CBSSports.com.