Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2020-2021 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 10 - 14, 2021
Champions:#2 Illinois
Runner-Up:#5 Ohio State
MVP/MOP:Ayo Dosunmu (Illinois, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Ayo Dosunmu (Illinois, Jr.), Kofi Cockburn (Illinois, So.), Luka Garza (Iowa, Sr.), E.J. Liddell (Ohio State, So.), Duane Washington, Jr. (Ohio State, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Bo Boroski, Donnie Eppley, Steve McJunkins, Robert Riley, Larry Scirotto, Edwin Young

2020-2021 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Duane Washington, Jr. (Ohio State, Jr.) (92)
Total Rebounds:Kofi Cockburn (Illinois, So.) (29)
Total Assists:C.J. Walker (Ohio State, Sr.) (23)
Total Steals:C.J. Walker (Ohio State, Sr.) (5), Sam Sessoms (Penn State, Jr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Luka Garza (Iowa, Sr.) (5)
Total Minutes:Duane Washington, Jr. (Ohio State, Jr.) (148)
Total FIC:Duane Washington, Jr. (Ohio State, Jr.) (53.9)
Total Fouls:Justice Sueing (Ohio State, Jr.) (14), Musa Jallow (Ohio State, Jr.) (14)
Total Turnovers:Ayo Dosunmu (Illinois, Jr.) (15)
Total FGs:Duane Washington, Jr. (Ohio State, Jr.) (34)
Total 3PM:Duane Washington, Jr. (Ohio State, Jr.) (16)
Total FTs:E.J. Liddell (Ohio State, So.) (20)

2020-2021 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
 
 
 
12 Northwestern 46
13 Minnesota 51
 
 
 
 
11 Penn State 72
14 Nebraska 66
 
Second Round
 
8 Maryland 68
9 Michigan State 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Ohio State 79
13 Minnesota 75
 
7 Rutgers 61
10 Indiana 50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Wisconsin 75
11 Penn State 74
 
Quarterfinals
 
 
1 Michigan 79
8 Maryland 66
 
 
 
4 Purdue 78
5 Ohio State 87
 
 
 
 
 
2 Illinois 90
7 Rutgers 68
 
 
 
3 Iowa 62
6 Wisconsin 57
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Michigan 67
5 Ohio State 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Illinois 82
3 Iowa 71
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Illinois 91
5 Ohio State 88

2020-2021 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Michigan 20  83.33% 14  82.35%
2 Illinois 22  78.57% 16  80.00%
3 Iowa 21  72.41% 14  70.00%
4 Purdue 18  66.67% 13  68.42%
5 Ohio State 21  72.41% 12  60.00%
6 Wisconsin 17  12  58.62% 10  47.37%
7 Rutgers 15  11  57.69% 10  10  50.00%
8 Maryland 16  13  55.17% 11  45.00%
9 Michigan State 15  12  55.56% 11  45.00%
10 Indiana 12  15  44.44% 12  36.84%
11 Penn State 11  14  44.00% 12  36.84%
12 Northwestern 15  37.50% 13  31.58%
13 Minnesota 14  15  48.28% 14  30.00%
14 Nebraska 20  25.93% 15  16.67%

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

2020-2021 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 10, 2021 #13 Minnesota (W) #12 Northwestern (L) 51-46 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 9. Miller Kopp
REB: 11. Pete Nance
AST: 3. Boo Buie
PTS: 14. Tre Williams III
REB: 12. Eric Curry
AST: 6. Marcus Carr
Mar 10, 2021 #14 Nebraska (L) #11 Penn State (W) 66-72 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 19. Jamari Wheeler
REB: 14. John Harrar
AST: 4. John Harrar
PTS: 13. Trey McGowens
REB: 8. Derrick Walker
AST: 6. Derrick Walker
Mar 11, 2021 #9 Michigan State (L) #8 Maryland (W) 57-68 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 21. Eric Ayala
REB: 9. Eric Ayala
AST: 4. Eric Ayala
PTS: 19. Malik Hall
REB: 9. Aaron Henry
AST: 4. Rocket Watts, Jr.
Mar 11, 2021 #13 Minnesota (L) #5 Ohio State (W) 75-79 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 16. Justice Sueing
REB: 7. Justice Sueing
AST: 6. C.J. Walker
PTS: 24. Marcus Carr
REB: 8. Brandon Johnson
AST: 4. Marcus Carr
Mar 11, 2021 #10 Indiana (L) #7 Rutgers (W) 50-61 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 13. Ron Harper
REB: 13. Myles Johnson
AST: 7. Geo Baker
PTS: 19. Trayce Jackson-Davis
REB: 9. Trayce Jackson-Davis
AST: 7. Rob Phinisee
Mar 11, 2021 #11 Penn State (L) #6 Wisconsin (W) 74-75 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 17. Aleem Ford
REB: 5. Tyler Wahl
AST: 9. D'Mitrik Trice
PTS: 18. Sam Sessoms
REB: 10. John Harrar
AST: 4. Myreon Jones
Mar 12, 2021 #8 Maryland (L) #1 Michigan (W) 66-79 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 18. Mike Smith
REB: 8. Austin Davis
AST: 15. Mike Smith
PTS: 19. Eric Ayala
REB: 7. Aaron Wiggins
AST: 5. Aaron Wiggins
Mar 12, 2021 #5 Ohio State (W) #4 Purdue (L) 87-78 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 26. Trevion Williams
REB: 14. Trevion Williams
AST: 5. Trevion Williams
PTS: 20. Duane Washington, Jr.
REB: 10. Justice Sueing
AST: 7. C.J. Walker
Mar 12, 2021 #7 Rutgers (L) #2 Illinois (W) 68-90 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 23. Ayo Dosunmu
REB: 12. Kofi Cockburn
AST: 6. Ayo Dosunmu
PTS: 21. Ron Harper
REB: 5. Myles Johnson
AST: 2. Jaden Jones
Mar 12, 2021 #6 Wisconsin (L) #3 Iowa (W) 57-62 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 24. Luka Garza
REB: 9. Luka Garza
AST: 6. Connor McCaffery
PTS: 19. D'Mitrik Trice
REB: 8. Micah Potter
AST: 3. Brad Davison
Mar 13, 2021 #5 Ohio State (W) #1 Michigan (L) 68-67 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 21. Hunter Dickinson
REB: 8. Hunter Dickinson
AST: 4. Franz Wagner
PTS: 24. Duane Washington, Jr.
REB: 6. Duane Washington, Jr.
AST: 4. Duane Washington, Jr.
Mar 13, 2021 #3 Iowa (L) #2 Illinois (W) 71-82 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 26. Kofi Cockburn
REB: 9. Da'Monte Williams
AST: 9. Ayo Dosunmu
PTS: 21. Luka Garza
REB: 12. Luka Garza
AST: 6. Jordan Bohannon
Mar 14, 2021 #5 Ohio State (L) #2 Illinois (W) 88-91 Lucas Oil Stadium PTS: 16. Kofi Cockburn
REB: 9. Kofi Cockburn
AST: 5. Andre Curbelo
PTS: 32. Duane Washington, Jr.
REB: 8. Duane Washington, Jr.
AST: 6. C.J. Walker