Big Ten Report – Week #13 – Postseason Tournaments, Part 2 (03/31/2014)

Results

Here are the results from last week’s games, in the NCAA Tournament, the National Invitation Tournament (NIT), and the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) :

 

Monday (03/24/2014)

CBI Quarterfinals: Penn State lost to Siena, 54-52

 

Tuesday (03/25/2014)

NIT 3rd Round: (#1) Minnesota beat (#3) Southern Mississippi, 81-73

 

Thursday (03/27/2014)

NCAA 4th Round, West: (#2) Wisconsin beat (#6) Baylor, 69-52

 

Friday (03/28/2014)

NCAA 4th Round, Midwest: (#2) Michigan beat (#11) Tennessee, 73-71

NCAA 4th Round, East: (#4) Michigan State beat (#1) Virginia, 61-59

 

Saturday (03/29/2014)

NCAA 5th Round, West: (#2) Wisconsin beat (#1) Arizona, 64-63 (overtime)

 

Sunday (03/30/2014)

NCAA 5th Round, East: (#4) Michigan State lost to (#7) Connecticut, 60-54

NCAA 5th Round, Midwest: (#2) Michigan lost to (#8) Kentucky, 75-72

 

At this point, the Big Ten has 2 teams left alive in postseason play: 1 team left alive in the NCAA Tournament, and 1 team left alive in the NIT.

 

The Big Ten’s record in the NCAA Tournament is 10-5, in the NIT it’s 4-1, and in the CBI it’s 1-1, for a total record of 15-7.

 

The Upcoming Week

Here are the 2 Big Ten teams left alive in postseason tournaments:

 

Minnesota – NIT, #1 seed in the Minnesota quadrant

Wisconsin – NCAA, #2 seed in the West

 

Here’s the schedule for this week:

 

Tuesday (04/01/2014)

NIT Semifinals: (#1) Minnesota vs. (#1) Florida State

 

Saturday (04/05/2014)

NCAA Semifinals: (#2 West) Wisconsin vs. (#8 Midwest) Kentucky