Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2007-2008 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 13 - 16, 2008
Champions:#1 Wisconsin
Runner-Up:#10 Illinois
MVP/MOP: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 Venue:Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance:N/A
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

2007-2008 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball 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)

2007-2008 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball 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

2007-2008 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Wisconsin 28  87.50% 16  88.89%
2 Purdue 24  75.00% 15  83.33%
3 Indiana 25  78.13% 14  77.78%
4 Michigan State 25  75.76% 12  66.67%
5 Ohio State 19  13  59.38% 10  55.56%
6 Minnesota 20  13  60.61% 10  44.44%
7 Penn State 15  16  48.39% 11  38.89%
8 Iowa 13  19  40.63% 12  33.33%
9 Michigan 10  22  31.25% 13  27.78%
10 Illinois 16  18  47.06% 13  27.78%
11 Northwestern 22  26.67% 17  5.56%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2007-2008 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
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 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 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 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 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 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 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