The Big Ten Tournament is always a special event on the sporting calendar, as it’s typically the final college basketball game before Selection Sunday of the NCAA Tournament with a huge audience for the championship game. All 14 teams will be going for the Big Ten’s automatic bid in what should be a very competitive conference tournament.
Unfortunately, we didn’t get to see a winner for the 2020 version of this tournament as the coronavirus stopped play shortly after it started. The Wisconsin Badgers were the No. 1 seed in the tournament, but it was canceled before they got in a game.
Here is everything you need to know for the 2021 Big Ten Tournament:
When is the Big Ten Tournament?
The Big Ten tournament is currently scheduled for March 10-14 and will take place in Indianapolis.
Where is the Big Ten Tournament?
The Big Ten tournament has been moved and will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium using the two-court setup of the NCAA Tournament in the same facility.
How can I watch the Big Ten Tournament?
In last year’s event, Big Ten Network aired all the games through the quarterfinal round. These games can be streamed on Fox Sports GO. On the Big Ten’s website, it says CBS Sports will provide coverage of the semifinal round and championship game as it usually has. You can use an antenna or livestream the semifinal and final using CBS Sports All Access. Otherwise, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the Big Ten Tournament.
Will fans be allowed to attend the Big Ten Tournament?
At this point, the Big Ten has yet to announce its attendance policy for the conference tournament.