1998 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
|Champions||Michigan (Vacated) (No title)|
|Winning coach||Brian Ellerbe (1st title)|
|MVP||Robert Traylor Michigan|
|Post-Big Ten Conference
|1998 NIT, 1998 NCAA|
|Big Ten Conference Men's
The 1998 Big Ten tournament was the inaugural tournament for the conference and was played from March 5, 1998 to March 8, 1998. The tournament was held at the United Center in Chicago, and won by the Michigan Wolverines.
Due to NCAA sanctions, Michigan has vacated the records from this tournament. Similarly, Minnesota's appearance in this tournament was voided.
All Big Ten schools play in the tournament. Teams are seeded by conference record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records.
|1998–1999 Big Ten Conference Standings|
|Opening Round 5 March 1998||Quarterfinals 6 March 1998||Semifinals 7 March 1998||Championship 8 March 1998|
Most Outstanding Player
Robert Traylor, Michigan
- http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=UVBRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=iQMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6801%2C1064905 Final 1997-98 Men's Big Ten Basketball Standings (located near the top right side of page 24). Toledo Blade. March 1, 1998. Retrieved March 14, 2013.