Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2018-2019 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 13 - 17, 2019
Champions:#1 Michigan State
Runner-Up:#3 Michigan
MVP/MOP:Cassius Winston (Michigan State, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Cassius Winston (Michigan State, Jr.), Ignas Brazdeikis (Michigan, Fr.), Zavier Simpson (Michigan, Jr.), Jordan Murphy (Minnesota, Sr.), James Palmer, Jr. (Nebraska, Sr.)
Championship Venue:United Center (Chicago, IL)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Chris Beaver, Bo Boroski, D.J. Carstensen, DJ Carstensen, Courtney Green, Rob Kueneman, Terry Oglesby, Kelly Pfeifer, Robert Riley, Larry Scirotto, Paul Szelc, Terry Wymer

2018-2019 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:James Palmer, Jr. (Nebraska, Sr.) (73)
Total Rebounds:Jordan Murphy (Minnesota, Sr.) (28), Jon Teske (Michigan, Jr.) (28)
Total Assists:Zavier Simpson (Michigan, Jr.) (30)
Total Steals:James Palmer, Jr. (Nebraska, Sr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Isaiah Roby (Nebraska, Jr.) (11)
Total Minutes:Glynn Watson (Nebraska, Sr.) (120), James Palmer, Jr. (Nebraska, Sr.) (120)
Total FIC:Zavier Simpson (Michigan, Jr.) (54.8)
Total Fouls:Glynn Watson (Nebraska, Sr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Amir Coffey (Minnesota, Jr.) (9), Cassius Winston (Michigan State, Jr.) (9)
Total FGs:James Palmer, Jr. (Nebraska, Sr.) (23)
Total 3PM:Glynn Watson (Nebraska, Sr.) (9), Matt McQuaid (Michigan State, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:James Palmer, Jr. (Nebraska, Sr.) (21)

2018-2019 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
 
 
 
12 Rutgers 61
13 Nebraska 68
 
 
 
 
11 Illinois 74
14 Northwestern 69
 
Second Round
 
8 Ohio State 79
9 Indiana 75
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Maryland 61
13 Nebraska 69
 
7 Minnesota 77
10 Penn State 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Iowa 83
11 Illinois 62
 
Quarterfinals
 
 
1 Michigan State 77
8 Ohio State 70
 
 
 
4 Wisconsin 66
13 Nebraska 62
 
 
 
 
 
2 Purdue 73
7 Minnesota 75
 
 
 
3 Michigan 74
6 Iowa 53
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Michigan State 67
4 Wisconsin 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Michigan 76
7 Minnesota 49
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Michigan State 65
3 Michigan 60

2018-2019 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Michigan State 27  81.82% 16  80.00%
2 Purdue 23  71.88% 16  80.00%
3 Michigan 28  84.85% 15  75.00%
4 Wisconsin 23  10  69.70% 14  70.00%
5 Maryland 22  10  68.75% 13  65.00%
6 Iowa 22  11  66.67% 10  10  50.00%
7 Minnesota 21  13  61.76% 11  45.00%
8 Ohio State 19  14  57.58% 12  40.00%
9 Indiana 17  15  53.13% 12  40.00%
10 Penn State 14  18  43.75% 13  35.00%
11 Illinois 12  21  36.36% 13  35.00%
12 Rutgers 14  17  45.16% 13  35.00%
13 Nebraska 18  16  52.94% 14  30.00%
14 Northwestern 13  19  40.63% 16  20.00%

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

2018-2019 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 13, 2019 #13 Nebraska (W) #12 Rutgers (L) 68-61 United Center PTS: 16. Eugene Omoruyi
REB: 11. Myles Johnson
AST: 5. Eugene Omoruyi
PTS: 34. James Palmer, Jr.
REB: 6. Isaiah Roby
AST: 5. Glynn Watson
Mar 13, 2019 #14 Northwestern (L) #11 Illinois (W) 69-74 United Center PTS: 26. Giorgi Bezhanishvili
REB: 10. Andres Feliz
AST: 6. Andres Feliz
PTS: 20. A.J. Turner
REB: 9. Anthony Gaines
AST: 5. A.J. Turner
Mar 14, 2019 #9 Indiana (L) #8 Ohio State (W) 75-79 United Center PTS: 18. Keyshawn Woods
REB: 13. Kaleb Wesson
AST: 5. C.J. Jackson
PTS: 26. Devonte Green
REB: 7. Juwan Morgan
AST: 5. Romeo Langford
Mar 14, 2019 #13 Nebraska (W) #5 Maryland (L) 69-61 United Center PTS: 18. Anthony Cowan
REB: 8. Bruno Fernando
AST: 5. Darryl Morsell
PTS: 24. James Palmer, Jr.
REB: 9. Tanner Borchardt
AST: 3. James Palmer, Jr.
Mar 14, 2019 #10 Penn State (L) #7 Minnesota (W) 72-77 United Center PTS: 22. Amir Coffey
REB: 14. Jordan Murphy
AST: 5. Jordan Murphy
PTS: 24. Lamar Stevens
REB: 7. Jamari Wheeler
AST: 5. Josh Reaves
Mar 14, 2019 #11 Illinois (L) #6 Iowa (W) 62-83 United Center PTS: 17. Nicholas Baer
REB: 7. Joe Wieskamp
AST: 8. Connor McCaffery
PTS: 12. Giorgi Bezhanishvili
REB: 6. Giorgi Bezhanishvili
AST: 6. Ayo Dosunmu
Mar 15, 2019 #8 Ohio State (L) #1 Michigan State (W) 70-77 United Center PTS: 18. Cassius Winston
REB: 7. Cassius Winston
AST: 6. Kenny Goins
PTS: 16. Keyshawn Woods
REB: 3. Kyle Young
AST: 5. C.J. Jackson
Mar 15, 2019 #13 Nebraska (L) #4 Wisconsin (W) 62-66 United Center PTS: 14. Nate Reuvers
REB: 7. Ethan Happ
AST: 4. D'Mitrik Trice
PTS: 23. Glynn Watson
REB: 6. Isaiah Roby
AST: 3. Glynn Watson
Mar 15, 2019 #7 Minnesota (W) #2 Purdue (L) 75-73 United Center PTS: 16. Matt Haarms
REB: 9. Trevion Williams
AST: 8. Ryan Cline
PTS: 27. Jordan Murphy
REB: 10. Daniel Oturu
AST: 4. Jordan Murphy
Mar 15, 2019 #6 Iowa (L) #3 Michigan (W) 53-74 United Center PTS: 15. Ignas Brazdeikis
REB: 10. Jon Teske
AST: 11. Zavier Simpson
PTS: 14. Tyler Cook
REB: 6. Tyler Cook
AST: 3. Jordan Bohannon
Mar 16, 2019 #4 Wisconsin (L) #1 Michigan State (W) 55-67 United Center PTS: 21. Cassius Winston
REB: 12. Kenny Goins
AST: 6. Cassius Winston
PTS: 20. Ethan Happ
REB: 6. Ethan Happ
AST: 3. Ethan Happ
Mar 16, 2019 #7 Minnesota (L) #3 Michigan (W) 49-76 United Center PTS: 21. Isaiah Livers
REB: 8. Jon Teske
AST: 9. Zavier Simpson
PTS: 14. Amir Coffey
REB: 6. Jordan Murphy
AST: 7. Dupree McBrayer
Mar 17, 2019 #3 Michigan (L) #1 Michigan State (W) 60-65 United Center PTS: 27. Matt McQuaid
REB: 11. Xavier Tillman
AST: 11. Cassius Winston
PTS: 19. Ignas Brazdeikis
REB: 10. Jon Teske
AST: 10. Zavier Simpson