Big Ten Tournament 2018: Updated Bracket After Day 1

UPDATE: Here is the latest 2018 Big Ten Tournament bracket following Wisconsin’s win over Maryland to start off Thursday’s action.

The up-to-the-minute #B1GTourney bracket: pic.twitter.com/Tdo0wWvORo

— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) March 1, 2018


The 2018 Big Ten Network officially kicked off on Wednesday night with two games that set the matchups for the second-round of the tournament at Madison Square Garden which will take place on Thursday.

Iowa knocked off Illinois in the opening game of the tournament to earn a matchup with Michigan, while Rutgers upset Minnesota to secure a meeting with Indiana.

Tickets for today’s slate of games can be had for as low as $6.

The action on Thursday kicks off with Wisconsin vs. Maryland at 12:00 p.m. ET, before resuming in the mid-afternoon with Iowa vs. Michigan. After a brief break in the action, Northwestern squares off with Penn State, before the day wraps up with Rutgers vs. Indiana.

The winners will advance to Friday’s quarterfinals where the top four seeds — Michigan State, Ohio State, Purdue and Nebraska — await.

The remaining schedule for the 2018 Big Ten Tournament can be seen below:

Thursday, March 1 — Second Round

Game 3: No. 9 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Maryland, 12 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Game 4: No. 12 Iowa vs. No. 5 Michigan, 2:25 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Game 5: No. 10 Northwestern vs. No. 7 Penn State, 6:30 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Game 6: No. 14 Rutgers vs. No. 6 Indiana, 8:55 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Friday, March 2 — Quarterfinals

Game 7: Winner of Game 3 vs. No. 1 Michigan State, 12 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Game 8: Winner of Game 4 vs. No. 4 Nebraska, 2:25 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Game 9: Winner of Game 5 vs. No. 2 Ohio State, 6:30 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Game 10: Winner of Game 6 vs. No. 3 Purdue, 8:55 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network

Saturday, March 3 — Semifinals

Game 11: Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8, 2 p.m. ET, CBS

Game 12: Winner of Game 9 vs. Winner of Game 10, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS

Sunday, March 4 — Championship Game

Winner of Game 11 vs. Winner of Game 12, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS