Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2012-2013 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 14 - 17, 2013
Champions:#2 Ohio State
Runner-Up:#4 Wisconsin
MVP/MOP:Aaron Craft (Ohio State, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Aaron Craft (Ohio State, Jr.), Cody Zeller (Indiana, So.), Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State, Jr.), Ryan Evans (Wisconsin, Sr.), Traevon Jackson (Wisconsin, So.)
Championship Venue:United Center (Chicago, IL)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Chris Beaver, Bo Boroski, Bo Borowski, DJ Cartensen, Donnie Eppley, Ed Hightower, Mike Kitts, Steve McJunkins, Ray Perone, Mike Sanzere, Jim Schipper, Larry Scirotto, Lamont Simpson, Gene Steratore, Ted Valentine, Terry Wymer

2012-2013 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State, Jr.) (52)
Total Rebounds:Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State, Jr.) (23)
Total Assists:Aaron Craft (Ohio State, Jr.) (18)
Total Steals:Shannon Scott (Ohio State, So.) (7)
Total Blocks:Jared Berggren (Wisconsin, Sr.) (7), Melsahn Basabe (Iowa, Jr.) (7)
Total Minutes:Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State, Jr.) (110)
Total FIC:Aaron Craft (Ohio State, Jr.) (37.9)
Total Fouls:Evan Ravenel (Ohio State, Sr.) (9)
Total Turnovers:Ryan Evans (Wisconsin, Sr.) (9)
Total FGs:Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State, Jr.) (17)
Total 3PM:Ben Brust (Wisconsin, Jr.) (6), LaQuinton Ross (Ohio State, So.) (6)
Total FTs:Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State, Jr.) (15)

2012-2013 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Illinois 51
9 Minnesota 49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Michigan 83
12 Penn State 66
 
7 Purdue 55
10 Nebraska 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Iowa 73
11 Northwestern 59
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Indiana 80
8 Illinois 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Wisconsin 68
5 Michigan 59
2 Ohio State 71
10 Nebraska 50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Michigan State 59
6 Iowa 56
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Indiana 56
4 Wisconsin 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Ohio State 61
3 Michigan State 58
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Ohio State 50
4 Wisconsin 43

2012-2013 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Indiana 27  81.82% 14  77.78%
2 Ohio State 25  78.13% 13  72.22%
3 Michigan State 25  75.76% 13  72.22%
4 Wisconsin 23  10  69.70% 12  66.67%
5 Michigan 26  78.79% 12  66.67%
6 Iowa 21  12  63.64% 50.00%
7 Purdue 15  17  46.88% 10  44.44%
8 Illinois 22  12  64.71% 10  44.44%
9 Minnesota 20  12  62.50% 10  44.44%
10 Nebraska 15  18  45.45% 13  27.78%
11 Northwestern 13  19  40.63% 14  22.22%
12 Penn State 10  21  32.26% 16  11.11%

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

2012-2013 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 14, 2013 #9 Minnesota (L) #8 Illinois (W) 49-51 United Center PTS: 25. Brandon Paul
REB: 6. Nnanna Egwu
AST: 2. Brandon Paul
PTS: 16. Austin Hollins
REB: 8. Andre Hollins
AST: 3. Andre Hollins
Mar 14, 2013 #12 Penn State (L) #5 Michigan (W) 66-83 United Center PTS: 21. Trey Burke
REB: 11. Mitch McGary
AST: 5. Tim Hardaway Jr.
PTS: 20. D.J. Newbill
REB: 11. Ross Travis
AST: 7. Jermaine Marshall
Mar 14, 2013 #10 Nebraska (W) #7 Purdue (L) 57-55 United Center PTS: 15. D.J. Byrd
REB: 8. D.J. Byrd
AST: 4. Ronnie Johnson
PTS: 19. Shavon Shields
REB: 8. Brandon Ubel
AST: 5. Brandon Ubel
Mar 14, 2013 #11 Northwestern (L) #6 Iowa (W) 59-73 United Center PTS: 19. Devyn Marble
REB: 12. Melsahn Basabe
AST: 5. Eric May
PTS: 19. Reggie Hearn
REB: 10. Reggie Hearn
AST: 5. Dave Sobolewski
Mar 15, 2013 #8 Illinois (L) #1 Indiana (W) 64-80 United Center PTS: 24. Cody Zeller
REB: 11. Victor Oladipo
AST: 7. Jordan Hulls
PTS: 16. Tracy Abrams
REB: 7. Sam McLaurin
AST: 2. Tracy Abrams
Mar 15, 2013 #5 Michigan (L) #4 Wisconsin (W) 59-68 United Center PTS: 16. Traevon Jackson
REB: 8. Ben Brust
AST: 6. Ryan Evans
PTS: 19. Trey Burke
REB: 9. Tim Hardaway Jr.
AST: 7. Trey Burke
Mar 15, 2013 #10 Nebraska (L) #2 Ohio State (W) 50-71 United Center PTS: 19. Deshaun Thomas
REB: 9. Deshaun Thomas
AST: 8. Aaron Craft
PTS: 16. Brandon Ubel
REB: 7. Brandon Ubel
AST: 3. Benny Parker
Mar 15, 2013 #6 Iowa (L) #3 Michigan State (W) 56-59 United Center PTS: 18. Adreian Payne
REB: 10. Adreian Payne
AST: 3. Derrick Nix
PTS: 9. Mike Gesell
REB: 8. Melsahn Basabe
AST: 4. Devyn Marble
Mar 16, 2013 #4 Wisconsin (W) #1 Indiana (L) 68-56 United Center PTS: 14. Christian Watford
REB: 11. Cody Zeller
AST: 3. Victor Oladipo
PTS: 16. Ryan Evans
REB: 8. Ryan Evans
AST: 4. Ryan Evans
Mar 16, 2013 #3 Michigan State (L) #2 Ohio State (W) 58-61 United Center PTS: 20. Aaron Craft
REB: 7. Deshaun Thomas
AST: 9. Aaron Craft
PTS: 17. Derrick Nix
REB: 9. Derrick Nix
AST: 3. Adreian Payne
Mar 17, 2013 #4 Wisconsin (L) #2 Ohio State (W) 43-50 United Center PTS: 17. Deshaun Thomas
REB: 8. Lenzelle Smith, Jr.
AST: 3. Shannon Scott
PTS: 10. Traevon Jackson
REB: 6. Mike Bruesewitz
AST: 3. Frank Kaminsky