EAST LANSING, MI - MARCH 04: Sean McNeil #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes drives past Jaden Akins #3 of the Michigan State Spartans during the second half at Breslin Center on March 4, 2023 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

The Big Ten Basketball Tournament is here, and the stakes are high. The games will take place March 8-12 in Chicago at the United Center.

The single-elimination tournament will begin with the No. 12 seed Wisconsin taking on the No. 13 seed Ohio State at 5:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday (March 8).

The 2023 Big Ten basketball tournament will wrap up with the championship game at 2:30 p.m. CT on Sunday (March 12). The final game will be broadcast on CBS.

The winner of the Big Ten tournament scores an automatic spot in the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Both Michigan State and Michigan could sure use that push into the tournament. Read on for the full schedule.

  • Wednesday, March 8

    First round

    Game 1: No. 12 seed Wisconsin vs. No. 13 seed Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

    Game 2: No. 11 seed Nebraska vs. No. 14 seed Minnesota, 8 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

  • Thursday, March 9

    Second round

    Game 3: No. 8 seed Michigan vs. No. 9 seed Rutgers, 11 a.m. CT, Big Ten Network

    Game 4: No. 5 seed Iowa vs. Game 1 winner, 1:30 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

    Game 5: No. 7 seed Illinois vs. No. 10 seed Penn State, 5:30 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

    Game 6: No. 6 seed Maryland vs. Game 2 winner, 8 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

  • Friday, March 10

    Quarterfinals

    Game 7: No. 1 seed Purdue vs. Game 3 winner, 11 a.m. CT, Big Ten Network

    Game 8: No. 4 seed Michigan State vs. Game 4 winner, 1:30 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

    Game 9: No. 2 seed Northwestern vs. Game 5 winner, 5:30 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

    Game 10: No. 3 seed Indiana vs. Game 6 winner, 8 p.m. CT, Big Ten Network

  • Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12

    Semifinals

    Game 11: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, noon CT, CBS

    Game 12: Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 2:30 p.m. CT, CBS

    Sunday, March 12

    Championship game: Game 11 winner vs. Game 12 winner, 2:30 p.m. CT, CBS

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