The second round of the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament took place on Thursday, with four games on the slate. Among the teams in action today were the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Minnesota Golden Gophers, who won their first round game on Wednesday. Two NCAA Tournament “bubble” teams also played on Thursday, as the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Indiana Hoosiers are fighting for an automatic bid into the big dance. Let’s recap today’s B1G action in Chicago.
With two straight losses to close out the regular season, the Wolverines were looking for a win or two in Indianapolis to help strengthen their case for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament. Meanwhile Northwestern, in the midst of a three-game winning streak, was playing the part of spoiler as they aimed to pull … Read more