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2005-2006 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 9 - 12, 2006
Tournament Champions: Iowa
Tournament Runner Up: Ohio State
Tournament MOP/MVP: Jeff Horner (Iowa, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Jeff Horner (Iowa, Sr.), Maurice Ager (Michigan State, Sr.), Greg Brunner (Iowa, Sr.), Jamar Butler (Ohio State, So.), J.J. Sullinger (Ohio State, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, IN)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Dan Chrisman, Tom Clark, JD Collins, Donnie Gray, Ed Hightower, Ted Hillary, Paul Janssen, Glenn Mayborg, Art McDonald, Sid Rodeheffer, Mike Sanzere, Steven Skiles, Zelton Steed
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Maurice Ager (Michigan State, Sr.) (57)
Total Rebounds:J.J. Sullinger (Ohio State, Sr.) (28)
Total Assists:Jeff Horner (Iowa, Sr.) (18)
Total Steals:Travis Walton (Michigan State, Fr.) (5), Geary Claxton (Penn State, So.) (5), Jeff Horner (Iowa, Sr.) (5), Jamelle Cornley (Penn State, Fr.) (5), Mike Henderson (Iowa, Jr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Erek Hansen (Iowa, Sr.) (8)
Total Minutes:Jeff Horner (Iowa, Sr.) (118)
Total FIC:Jeff Horner (Iowa, Sr.) (47.3)
Total Fouls:Matt Trannon (Michigan State, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Greg Brunner (Iowa, Sr.) (10)
Total FGs:Maurice Ager (Michigan State, Sr.) (20)
Total 3PM:Jeff Horner (Iowa, Sr.) (10)
Total FTs:Paul Davis (Michigan State, Sr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Penn State 60
9 Northwestern 42
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Michigan 55
10 Minnesota 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Michigan State 70
11 Purdue 58
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Ohio State 63
8 Penn State 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Wisconsin 56
5 Indiana 61
2 Iowa 67
10 Minnesota 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Illinois 56
6 Michigan State 61
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Ohio State 52
5 Indiana 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Iowa 53
6 Michigan State 48
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Ohio State 60
2 Iowa 67

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
-     -     -
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2006
#11 Purdue (L) #6 Michigan State (W) 58-70 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 20. Maurice Ager
REB: 7. Paul Davis
AST: 4. Shannon Brown
PTS: 20. Gary Ware
REB: 7. Matt Kiefer
AST: 2. Matt Kiefer
Mar 9, 2006
#9 Northwestern (L) #8 Penn State (W) 42-60 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 17. Geary Claxton
REB: 10. Geary Claxton
AST: 4. Mike Walker
PTS: 16. Mohamed Hachad
REB: 5. Tim Doyle
AST: 3. Mohamed Hachad
Mar 9, 2006
#10 Minnesota (W) #7 Michigan (L) 59-55 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 16. Dion Harris
REB: 6. Brent Petway
AST: 4. Dion Harris
PTS: 15. Maurice Hargrow
REB: 15. Zach Puchtel
AST: 6. Adam Boone
Mar 10, 2006
#10 Minnesota (L) #2 Iowa (W) 57-67 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 26. Jeff Horner
REB: 8. Erek Hansen
AST: 6. Jeff Horner
PTS: 29. Vincent Grier
REB: 9. Zach Puchtel
AST: 2. Zach Puchtel
Mar 10, 2006
#8 Penn State (L) #1 Ohio State (W) 56-63 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 17. Ron Lewis
REB: 10. Terence Dials
AST: 4. J.J. Sullinger
PTS: 18. Jamelle Cornley
REB: 12. Geary Claxton
AST: 9. Ben Luber
Mar 10, 2006
#6 Michigan State (W) #3 Illinois (L) 61-56 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 16. James Augustine
REB: 15. James Augustine
AST: 7. Dee Brown
PTS: 16. Paul Davis
REB: 10. Goran Suton
AST: 5. Drew Neitzel
Mar 10, 2006
#5 Indiana (W) #4 Wisconsin (L) 61-56 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 18. Alando Tucker
REB: 9. Brian Butch
AST: 1. Alando Tucker
PTS: 20. Marco Killingsworth
REB: 12. Marco Killingsworth
AST: 4. Marshall Strickland
Mar 11, 2006
#5 Indiana (L) #1 Ohio State (W) 51-52 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 19. J.J. Sullinger
REB: 13. J.J. Sullinger
AST: 5. Jamar Butler
PTS: 16. Roderick Wilmont
REB: 10. Marco Killingsworth
AST: 6. Earl Calloway
Mar 11, 2006
#6 Michigan State (L) #2 Iowa (W) 48-53 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 14. Jeff Horner
REB: 5. Adam Haluska
AST: 2. Mike Henderson
PTS: 21. Maurice Ager
REB: 10. Paul Davis
AST: 6. Drew Neitzel
Mar 12, 2006
#2 Iowa (W) #1 Ohio State (L) 67-60 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 19. Jamar Butler
REB: 9. Terence Dials
AST: 6. Jamar Butler
PTS: 16. Jeff Horner
REB: 8. Adam Haluska
AST: 10. Jeff Horner