2010 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament

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2010 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament
Classification Division
Teams 6
Format Double-elimination with single bye for top two teams
Site
Champions Minnesota (9th title)
Television BTN
2010 Big Ten Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Minnesota 15 9   .625     32 30   .516
Michigan 14 10   .583     35 22   .614
Iowa 13 11   .542     30 28   .517
Northwestern 13 11   .542     24 32   .429
Purdue 12 12   .500     33 24   .579
Indiana 12 12   .500     28 27   .509
Michigan State 11 13   .458     34 19   .642
Ohio State 11 13   .458     28 23   .549
Illinois 10 14   .417     26 26   .500
Penn State 9 15   .375     22 30   .423
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
As of June 30, 2010[1]; Rankings from Coaches' Poll

The 2010 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio from May 23 through 26. Minnesota won their ninth tournament championship and earned the Big Ten Conference's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

Regular season results[edit]

The top six teams (based on conference results) from the conference earn invites to the tournament.

Team W L PCT GB Seed
Minnesota 15 9 .625
1
Michigan 14 10 .583
1
2
Iowa 13 11 .542
2
3
Northwestern 13 11 .542
2
4
Purdue 12 12 .500
4
5
Indiana 12 12 .500
4
6
Michigan State 11 13 .458
5
Ohio State 11 13 .458
5
Illinois 10 14 .417
5
Penn State 9 15 .375
6

Format[edit]

The 2010 tournament was a 6-team double-elimination tournament. The top two seeds received a single bye into the semifinals (2nd Round). The 1 seed played the lowest seeded Round 1 winner, while the 2 seed played the highest seeded Round 1 winner.

Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round Third Round Semi-Finals Finals
                                                 
Winner's Bracket
  4 Iowa 7     2 Michigan 18  
  5 Purdue 5     4 Iowa 4    
      2 Michigan 3              
      1 Minnesota 4              
  3 Northwestern 0     1 Minnesota 10          
  6 Indiana 5     6 Indiana 8        
        1 Minnesota 15  
Loser's Bracket       4 Iowa 5  
  5 Purdue 11        
  3 Northwestern 1          
      6 Indiana 5        
      5 Purdue 15          
            4 Iowa 8              
          5 Purdue 3              
      2 Michigan 8    
    4 Iowa 11  

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Big Ten Baseball Standings". bigten.org. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ 2011-12 Big Ten Records Book (PDF). Big Ten Conference. p. 107. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 2012-06-29.