The 2020 Big Ten men's basketball conference tournament has been canceled, the Big Ten announced on Thursday.
"The Big Ten Conference will use this time to work with the appropriate medical experts and institutional leadership to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic," the league said.
2020 Big Ten Tournament: Bracket — CANCELED
2020 Big Ten Tournament: Schedule — CANCELED
ALL REMAINING GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELED, PER THE BIG TEN.
First Round — Wednesday, March 11
Second Round — Thursday, March 12 — CANCELED
Game 3: No. 8 Rutgers vs. No. 9 Michigan | 12 p.m. | Big Ten Network
Game 4: No. 5 Iowa vs. No. 12 Minnesota | 25 minutes after Game 3 | Big Ten Network
Game 5: No. 7 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Purdue | 6:30 p.m. | Big Ten Network
Game 6: No. 6 Penn State vs. No. 11 Indiana | 25 minutes after Game 5 | Big Ten Network
Quarterfinals — Friday, March 13 — CANCELED
Game 7: No. 1 Wisconsin vs. Game 3 winner | 12 p.m. | Big Ten Network
Game 8 : No. 4 Illinois vs. Game 4 winner | 25 minutes after Game 7 | Big Ten Network
Game 9: No. 2 Michigan State vs. Game 5 winner | 6:30 p.m. | Big Ten Network
Game 10: No. 3 Maryland vs. Game 6 winner | 25 minutes after Game 9 | Big Ten Network
Semifinals — Saturday, March 14 — CANCELED
Game 11: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner | 1 p.m. | CBS
Game 12: Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner | 25 minutes after Game 11 | CBS
Championship — Sunday, March 15 — CANCELED
Game 13: Semifinal winners | 3:30 p.m. | CBS
2020 Big Ten Tournament: Seeds
- Michigan State
- Penn State
- Ohio State
Here were the final regular season standings:
Big Ten Tournament: Champions, history
Michigan State is the defending champion and has won the most titles overall with six. This year's event is back in Indianapolis for the first time since the Spartans beat Purdue for the 2016 title.
|2002||Ohio State (vacated)||81-64||Iowa||Indianapolis|
|2011||Ohio State||71-60||Penn State||Indianapolis|
|2012||Michigan State||68-64||Ohio State||Indianapolis|
|2015||Wisconsin||80-69 (OT)||Michigan State||Chicago|
|2018||Michigan||75-66||Purdue||New York City|