Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2014-2015 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 11 - 15, 2015
Champions:#1 Wisconsin
Runner-Up:#3 Michigan State
MVP/MOP:Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin, Sr.), Nigel Hayes (Wisconsin, So.), D.J. Newbill (Penn State, Sr.), Travis Trice (Michigan State, Sr.), Branden Dawson (Michigan State, Sr.)
Championship Venue:United Center (Chicago, IL)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Chris Beaver, DJ Carstensen, D.J. Carstensen, Bill Ek, Lewis Garrison, Glenn Mayborg, Buddy Mayborg, Steve McJunkins, Terry Oglesby, Ray Perone, Kelly Pfeifer, Robert Riley, Larry Scirotto, Larry Scriotto, Lamont Simpson, Gene Steratore, Paul Szelc, Terry Wymer

2014-2015 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:D.J. Newbill (Penn State, Sr.) (63)
Total Rebounds:Branden Dawson (Michigan State, Sr.) (23)
Total Assists:Denzel Valentine (Michigan State, Jr.) (20)
Total Steals:Geno Thorpe (Penn State, So.) (8)
Total Blocks:A.J. Hammons (Purdue, Jr.) (7)
Total Minutes:Bronson Koenig (Wisconsin, So.) (116)
Total FIC:Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin, Sr.) (45.9)
Total Fouls:Geno Thorpe (Penn State, So.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Travis Trice (Michigan State, Sr.) (9)
Total FGs:D.J. Newbill (Penn State, Sr.) (22)
Total 3PM:D.J. Newbill (Penn State, Sr.) (9), Bronson Koenig (Wisconsin, So.) (9)
Total FTs:Nigel Hayes (Wisconsin, So.) (16)

2014-2015 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
 
 
 
12 Nebraska 65
13 Penn State 68
 
 
 
 
11 Minnesota 80
14 Rutgers 68
 
Second Round
 
8 Illinois 55
9 Michigan 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Iowa 58
13 Penn State 67
 
7 Indiana 71
10 Northwestern 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Ohio State 79
11 Minnesota 73
 
Quarterfinals
 
 
1 Wisconsin 71
9 Michigan 60
 
 
 
4 Purdue 64
13 Penn State 59
 
 
 
 
 
2 Maryland 75
7 Indiana 69
 
 
 
3 Michigan State 76
6 Ohio State 67
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Wisconsin 71
4 Purdue 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Maryland 58
3 Michigan State 62
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Wisconsin 80
3 Michigan State 69

2014-2015 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Wisconsin 30  90.91% 16  88.89%
2 Maryland 27  81.82% 14  77.78%
3 Michigan State 23  10  69.70% 12  66.67%
4 Purdue 21  12  63.64% 12  66.67%
5 Iowa 21  11  65.63% 12  66.67%
6 Ohio State 23  10  69.70% 11  61.11%
7 Indiana 20  13  60.61% 50.00%
8 Illinois 19  13  59.38% 50.00%
9 Michigan 16  16  50.00% 10  44.44%
10 Northwestern 15  17  46.88% 12  33.33%
11 Minnesota 18  15  54.55% 12  33.33%
12 Nebraska 13  18  41.94% 13  27.78%
13 Penn State 18  16  52.94% 14  22.22%
14 Rutgers 10  22  31.25% 16  11.11%

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

2014-2015 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 11, 2015 #13 Penn State (W) #12 Nebraska (L) 68-65 United Center PTS: 29. Terran Petteway
REB: 10. Shavon Shields
AST: 4. Shavon Shields
PTS: 26. D.J. Newbill
REB: 8. Devin Foster
AST: 2. Shep Garner
Mar 11, 2015 #14 Rutgers (L) #11 Minnesota (W) 68-80 United Center PTS: 20. Joey King
REB: 10. Maurice Walker
AST: 8. DeAndre Mathieu
PTS: 18. Kadeem Jack
REB: 9. Junior Etou
AST: 3. Myles Mack
Mar 12, 2015 #9 Michigan (W) #8 Illinois (L) 73-55 United Center PTS: 13. Malcolm Hill
REB: 9. Rayvonte Rice
AST: 2. Jaylon Tate
PTS: 18. Aubrey Dawkins
REB: 8. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman
AST: 6. Zak Irvin
Mar 12, 2015 #13 Penn State (W) #5 Iowa (L) 67-58 United Center PTS: 21. Aaron White
REB: 13. Aaron White
AST: 5. Mike Gesell
PTS: 18. D.J. Newbill
REB: 7. Ross Travis
AST: 3. Geno Thorpe
Mar 12, 2015 #10 Northwestern (L) #7 Indiana (W) 56-71 United Center PTS: 25. James Blackmon, Jr.
REB: 12. Troy Williams
AST: 7. James Blackmon, Jr.
PTS: 13. Bryant McIntosh
REB: 7. Alexandru Olah
AST: 5. Bryant McIntosh
Mar 12, 2015 #11 Minnesota (L) #6 Ohio State (W) 73-79 United Center PTS: 23. D'Angelo Russell
REB: 7. Sam Thompson
AST: 6. Shannon Scott
PTS: 16. DeAndre Mathieu
REB: 5. Andre Hollins
AST: 4. Andre Hollins
Mar 13, 2015 #9 Michigan (L) #1 Wisconsin (W) 60-71 United Center PTS: 17. Sam Dekker
REB: 12. Frank Kaminsky
AST: 6. Sam Dekker
PTS: 21. Zak Irvin
REB: 11. Zak Irvin
AST: 4. Max Bielfeldt
Mar 13, 2015 #13 Penn State (L) #4 Purdue (W) 59-64 United Center PTS: 23. A.J. Hammons
REB: 11. Jonathan Octeus
AST: 5. Dakota Mathias
PTS: 19. D.J. Newbill
REB: 9. Ross Travis
AST: 3. D.J. Newbill
Mar 13, 2015 #7 Indiana (L) #2 Maryland (W) 69-75 United Center PTS: 22. Dez Wells
REB: 9. Jake Layman
AST: 3. Melo Trimble
PTS: 18. Yogi Ferrell
REB: 12. Emmitt Holt
AST: 3. Yogi Ferrell
Mar 13, 2015 #6 Ohio State (L) #3 Michigan State (W) 67-76 United Center PTS: 23. Denzel Valentine
REB: 8. Denzel Valentine
AST: 7. Denzel Valentine
PTS: 19. D'Angelo Russell
REB: 8. Trey McDonald
AST: 9. Shannon Scott
Mar 14, 2015 #4 Purdue (L) #1 Wisconsin (W) 51-71 United Center PTS: 19. Bronson Koenig
REB: 8. Sam Dekker
AST: 5. Nigel Hayes
PTS: 10. A.J. Hammons
REB: 7. Vince Edwards
AST: 4. Jonathan Octeus
Mar 14, 2015 #3 Michigan State (W) #2 Maryland (L) 62-58 United Center PTS: 22. Melo Trimble
REB: 7. Dez Wells
AST: 5. Jake Layman
PTS: 20. Travis Trice
REB: 8. Branden Dawson
AST: 7. Denzel Valentine
Mar 15, 2015 #3 Michigan State (L) #1 Wisconsin (W) 69-80 United Center PTS: 25. Nigel Hayes
REB: 5. Nigel Hayes
AST: 9. Bronson Koenig
PTS: 16. Denzel Valentine
REB: 8. Denzel Valentine
AST: 6. Denzel Valentine