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2007-2008 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 13 - 16, 2008
Tournament Champions: Wisconsin
Tournament Runner Up: Illinois
Tournament MOP/MVP: Marcus Landry (Wisconsin, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Drew Neitzel (Michigan State, Sr.), Demetri McCamey (Illinois, Fr.), Shaun Pruitt (Illinois, Sr.), Marcus Landry (Wisconsin, Jr.), Michael Flowers (Wisconsin, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, IN)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Dan Chrisman, Tom Clark, JD Collins, Dwayne Gladden, Rick Hartzell, Ed Hightower, Ted Hillary, Tim Hutchinson, Paul Janssen, David Maracich, Sid Rodeheffer, Mike Sanzere, Steven Skiles, Zelton Steed
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Drew Neitzel (Michigan State, Sr.) (54)
Total Rebounds:Shaun Pruitt (Illinois, Sr.) (36)
Total Assists:Demetri McCamey (Illinois, Fr.) (17)
Total Steals:Michael Flowers (Wisconsin, Sr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Ekpe Udoh (Michigan, So.) (6)
Total Minutes:Chester Frazier (Illinois, Jr.) (146)
Total FIC:Shaun Pruitt (Illinois, Sr.) (46.3)
Total Fouls:Brian Randle (Illinois, Sr.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Demetri McCamey (Illinois, Fr.) (12), Chester Frazier (Illinois, Jr.) (12)
Total FGs:Shaun Pruitt (Illinois, Sr.) (21)
Total 3PM:Demetri McCamey (Illinois, Fr.) (12)
Total FTs:Joe Krabbenhoft (Wisconsin, Jr.) (15)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Iowa 47
9 Michigan 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Penn State 63
10 Illinois 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Minnesota 55
11 Northwestern 52
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Wisconsin 51
9 Michigan 34
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Michigan State 67
5 Ohio State 60
2 Purdue 67
10 Illinois 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Indiana 58
6 Minnesota 59
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Wisconsin 65
4 Michigan State 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Minnesota 50
10 Illinois 54
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Wisconsin 61
10 Illinois 48

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
11 Northwestern 21  27.59% 17  5.56%
10 Illinois 13  18  41.94% 13  27.78%
9 Michigan 21  30.00% 13  27.78%
8 Iowa 13  18  41.94% 12  33.33%
7 Penn State 15  15  50.00% 11  38.89%
6 Minnesota 18  12  60.00% 10  44.44%
5 Ohio State 19  12  61.29% 10  55.56%
4 Michigan State 24  77.42% 12  66.67%
3 Indiana 25  80.65% 14  77.78%
2 Purdue 24  77.42% 15  83.33%
1 Wisconsin 26  86.67% 16  88.89%
*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 13, 2008
#9 Michigan (W) #8 Iowa (L) 55-47 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 16. Cyrus Tate
REB: 11. Cyrus Tate
AST: 2. Justin Johnson
PTS: 19. Manny Harris
REB: 10. DeShawn Sims
AST: 3. Manny Harris
Mar 13, 2008
#10 Illinois (W) #7 Penn State (L) 64-63 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 17. Talor Battle
REB: 9. Jeff Brooks
AST: 5. Talor Battle
PTS: 17. Brian Randle
REB: 11. Shaun Pruitt
AST: 5. Chester Frazier
Mar 13, 2008
#11 Northwestern (L) #6 Minnesota (W) 52-55 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 17. Lawrence Westbrook
REB: 6. Dan Coleman
AST: 3. Al Nolen
PTS: 15. Craig Moore
REB: 8. Kevin Coble
AST: 4. Jeremy Nash
Mar 14, 2008
#10 Illinois (W) #2 Purdue (L) 74-67 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 22. E'Twaun Moore
REB: 11. Robbie Hummel
AST: 5. Chris Kramer
PTS: 26. Demetri McCamey
REB: 9. Shaun Pruitt
AST: 4. Brian Randle
Mar 14, 2008
#9 Michigan (L) #1 Wisconsin (W) 34-51 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 12. Joe Krabbenhoft
REB: 7. Joe Krabbenhoft
AST: 2. Michael Flowers
PTS: 11. Anthony Wright
REB: 8. DeShawn Sims
AST: 2. DeShawn Sims
Mar 14, 2008
#6 Minnesota (W) #3 Indiana (L) 59-58 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 23. D.J. White
REB: 13. D.J. White
AST: 3. Armon Bassett
PTS: 17. Damian Johnson
REB: 6. Damian Johnson
AST: 3. Al Nolen
Mar 14, 2008
#5 Ohio State (L) #4 Michigan State (W) 60-67 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 28. Drew Neitzel
REB: 9. Goran Suton
AST: 5. Travis Walton
PTS: 19. Kosta Koufos
REB: 7. Othello Hunter
AST: 4. Evan Turner
Mar 15, 2008
#10 Illinois (W) #6 Minnesota (L) 54-50 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 13. Lawrence McKenzie
REB: 4. Damian Johnson
AST: 2. Al Nolen
PTS: 16. Shaun Pruitt
REB: 8. Shaun Pruitt
AST: 7. Demetri McCamey
Mar 15, 2008
#4 Michigan State (L) #1 Wisconsin (W) 63-65 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 19. Brian Butch
REB: 10. Joe Krabbenhoft
AST: 3. Michael Flowers
PTS: 26. Drew Neitzel
REB: 7. Raymar Morgan
AST: 5. Travis Walton
Mar 16, 2008
#10 Illinois (L) #1 Wisconsin (W) 48-61 Bankers Life Fieldhouse PTS: 12. Brian Butch
REB: 7. Joe Krabbenhoft
AST: 4. Marcus Landry
PTS: 13. Shaun Pruitt
REB: 8. Shaun Pruitt
AST: 4. Chester Frazier