After taking care of the Iowa Hawkeyes, 95-73, in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament, No. 10 Indiana Hoosiers (18-14) takes on No. 2 seed Wisconsin (23-8) in the Quarterfinals tonight at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
The game will tip-off at 6:30 p.m. EST and the Big Ten Network will be carrying the national broadcast with Kevin Kugler (Play-By-Play), Shon Morris (Expert Analysis), Mike Hall (Sideline) calling the action.
The winner will face No. 6 Northwestern or No. 3 Maryland in the tournament semifinals at around 3:30 PM Saturday, Mar 11.
In the two meetings between the teams this regular season, the Badgers have won both, first a 75-68 victory over the Hoosiers in Jan then a 65-60 in early Feb.
Date and Time: March 10th, 2017 6:30 PM EST
Venue: Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
TV: BTN (US)
Wisconsin earned the second seed for the fourth time in tournament history, going 6-2 from that spot and winning the 2004 championship.
The Badgers wrapped up their regular season with an impressive 66-49 victory over Minnesota Sunday, Mar 5.
Senior guard Bronson Koenig leads the team in scoring with14.2 points per game. Sophomore fantastic forward Ethan Happ is netting 13.9 points (PPG) while leading in rebounds with 9 (RPG).
Tom Crean’s men look all pumped up as they were shooting 60 percent from the floor and made 12 for 20 from behind the arc in the 95-73 victory over Iowa Thursday night.
In the victory against the Iowa, James Blackmon Jr. scored a team-high 23 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor, including 4-of-5 from the 3-point line.
Freshman De’Ron Davis posted a season-high 15 points on a perfect 7-of-7 shooting off the bench while sophomore Thomas Bryant added 11 points in the victory.