2009 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2009 Big Ten Conference Men's
Basketball Tournament
2009 Tournament logo
2009 Tournament logo
Classification Division I
Season 2008–09
Teams 11
Site Conseco Fieldhouse
Indianapolis, Indiana
Champions Purdue (1st title)
Winning coach Matt Painter (1st title)
MVP Robbie Hummel Purdue
Television BTN, ESPN, ESPN2, and CBS
Post-Big Ten Conference
tournament(s)
2009 NIT, 2009 NCAA,
2009 CBI, 2009 CIT
Big Ten Conference Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2008  2010»
2008–09 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 Michigan State 15 3   .833     31 7   .816
#17 Purdue 11 7   .611     27 10   .730
Illinois 11 7   .611     24 10   .706
Penn State 10 8   .556     27 11   .711
Ohio State 10 8   .556     22 11   .667
Wisconsin 10 8   .556     20 13   .606
Minnesota 9 9   .500     22 11   .667
Michigan 9 9   .500     21 14   .600
Northwestern 8 10   .444     17 14   .548
Iowa 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
Indiana 1 17   .056     6 25   .194
2009 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was played during Championship Week between March 12 and March 15, 2009 at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The winner, the Purdue Boilermakers, received an automatic bid to the 2009 NCAA Tournament. Purdue defeated Ohio State 65–61 to win their first tournament championship.

Seeds[edit]

All Big Ten schools played in the tournament. Teams were seeded by 2008–09 Big Ten Conference season record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records. The top 5 teams received a first round bye. The Final Conference Standings are shown below:

Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 #7 Michigan St 15–3 25–5
2 Illinois 11–7 23–8 2–0 vs. Purdue
3 #24 Purdue 11–7 22–9 0–2 vs. Illinois
4 Wisconsin 10–8 19–11 3–0 vs. PSU/OSU
5 Ohio St 10–8 20–9 1–1 vs. UW/PSU
6 Penn St 10–8 21–10 0–3 vs. UW/OSU
7 Michigan 9–9 19–12 2–0 vs. Minn.
8 Minnesota 9–9 21–9 0–2 vs. Mich.
9 Northwestern 8–10 17–12
10 Iowa 5–13 15–16
11 Indiana 1–17 6–24

Schedule[edit]

Session Game Time Matchup# Television Attendance
Opening round – Thursday, March 12
1 1 12:00 PM #8 Minnesota vs #9 Northwestern BTN 12,174[1]
2 2:30 PM #7 Michigan vs #10 Iowa BTN
3 5:00 PM #6 Penn State vs #11 Indiana ESPN
Quarterfinals – Friday, March 13
2 4 12:00 PM #1 Michigan State vs #8 Minnesota ESPN 13,023[2]
5 2:30 PM #4 Wisconsin vs #5 Ohio State ESPN
3 6 6:30 PM #2 Illinois vs #7 Michigan BTN 14,647[3]
7 9:00 PM #3 Purdue vs #6 Penn State BTN
Semifinals – Saturday, March 14
4 8 1:40 PM #1 Michigan State vs #5 Ohio State CBS 15,728[4]
9 4:05 PM #2 Illinois vs #3 Purdue CBS
Championship Game – Sunday, March 15
5 10 3:30 PM #5 Ohio State vs #3 Purdue CBS 12,526[5]
Game times in EST. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket[edit]

  Opening round
Thursday, March 12
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 13
Semifinals
Saturday, March 14
Championship
Sunday, March 15
                                     
        
  1  Michigan State (#7) 64  
    8  Minnesota 56  
8  Minnesota 66
9  Northwestern 53  
  1  Michigan State (#7) 70  
  5  Ohio State 82  
        
        
  4  Wisconsin 57
    5  Ohio State 61  
      
        
  5  Ohio State 61
  3  Purdue (#24) 65
        
        
  2  Illinois 60
    7  Michigan 50  
7  Michigan 73
10  Iowa 45  
  2  Illinois 56
  3  Purdue (#24) 66  
        
        
  3  Purdue (#24) 79
    6  Penn State 65  
6  Penn State 66
11  Indiana 51  

Source[6]

Honors[edit]

The All-Big Ten Tournament team honorees were as follows:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Hoosiers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions – Box Score". ESPN. March 12, 2009. Retrieved October 14, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Wisconsin Badgers – Box Score". ESPN. March 13, 2009. Retrieved October 14, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Purdue Boilermakers – Box Score". ESPN. March 13, 2009. Retrieved October 14, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Purdue Boilermakers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini – Box Score". ESPN. March 14, 2009. Retrieved October 14, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Purdue Boilermakers – Box Score". ESPN. March 15, 2009. Retrieved October 14, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Tournament Bracket". Big Ten CSTV. March 3, 2009. Retrieved October 14, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Men's Basketball Live Tournament Coverage". CBS Interactive. March 15, 2009. Archived from the original on March 15, 2009. Retrieved March 21, 2009. 

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