Big Ten Tournament bracket 2023: Schedule, location, dates and how to watch [Updated]

Purdue Boilermakers center Zach Edey. (Syndication: Journal-Courier)
Purdue Boilermakers center Zach Edey. (Syndication: Journal-Courier) /

Breaking down the Big Ten Tournament bracket with the schedule, location and all the TV and live stream info to watch the 2023 men’s basketball tournament.

The Big Ten Tournament is finally due to arrive after a season dominated by the Purdue Boilermakers at the top of the standings.

While Purdue is the clear No. 1 seed in the conference tournament, there are half a dozen other Big Ten teams with a legitimate chance of making a deep run as everyone vies to improve their resume for the NCAA Tournament.

Will the Boilermakers come away on top? Will Iowa find a way to defend their tournament title against the odds? Could Michigan or Penn State shock one of the top seeds? And which star players will make their name in Chicago?

We’ll find out beginning on Wednesday.

Big Ten Tournament bracket 2023: Printable PDF bracket

Big Ten Tournament bracket
Big Ten Tournament bracket /

Click on the image above of the Big Ten Tournament bracket and you’ll be taken to a printable PDF version of the bracket.

While the tournament begins on Wednesday with games between Ohio State and Wisconsin and Minnesota and Nebraska, the top seeds in the conference won’t have to play until Friday. That’s when Purdue, Northwestern, Indiana and Michigan State will take on the winners of Thursday’s games.

Where is the Big Ten Tournament in 2023?

The whole of the Big Ten will descend on the United Center in Chicago for the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The United Center has been a regular host for the tournament, often alternating with Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

In recent years, Washington D.C.’s Verizon Center and Madison Square Garden in New York played host. In 2024, the tournament will read to Minneapolis at the Target Center.

Big Ten Tournament schedule: Dates, times, TV channel for all 2023 men’s basketball tournament games

Wednesday, March 8 (First Round)

  • 13 Ohio State 65, 12 Wisconsin 57
  • 14 Minnesota 78, 11 Nebraska 75

*or 25 minutes after the previous game concludes

Thursday, March 9 (Second Round)

  • 9 Rutgers 62, 8 Michigan 50
  • 13 Ohio State 73, 5 Iowa 69
  • 10 Penn State 79, 7 Illinois 76
  • 14 Minnesota 54, 6 Maryland 70

*or 25 minutes after the previous game concludes

Friday, March 10 (Quarterfinals)

  • 9 Rutgers 65, 1 Purdue 70
  • 13 Ohio State vs. 4 Michigan State – 1:30 p.m. CT* (Big Ten Network)
  • 10 Penn State vs. 2 Northwestern – 5:30 p.m. CT (Big Ten Network)
  • 6 Maryland vs. 3 Indiana – 8:00 p.m. CT* (Big Ten Network)

*or 25 minutes after the previous game concludes

Saturday, March 10 (Semifinals)

  • TBD vs. TBD (Top Half of Bracket Winners) – 12:00 p.m. CT (CBS)
  • TBD vs. TBD (Bottom Half of Bracket Winners) – 2:30 p.m. CT (CBS)

Sunday, March 12 (Big Ten Championship)

  • TBD vs. TBD – 2:30 p.m. CT (CBS)

Watch 2023 Big Ten Tournament: Live stream for every Big Ten Tournament game

Every 2023 Big Ten Tournament game will be on the Big Ten Network or CBS. For the Big Ten Network, fans can stream via the Fox Sports app with a valid cable or satellite subscription login.

The semifinals and championship game will be on CBS, which can be streamed directly through CBS with a login as well.

For those without a cable or satellite subscription, head over to FuboTV. Use their 7-day free trial for new users to stream every game in the Big Ten Tournament.

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