Purdue Men’s Basketball Clinches Outright Big Ten Championship

March 2, 2017

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Purdue men’s basketball team clinched the 2016-17 outright Big Ten Championship after Iowa defeated Wisconsin at the Kohl Center on Thursday. The Boilermakers also secured the No. 1 seed in next week’s Big Ten Tournament. Purdue, which earned a share of the Big Ten title on Tuesday, has won a conference-record 23 Big Ten Championships. The Boilermakers will travel to Northwestern in the regular season finale on Sunday.

The 2017 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will be held at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. for the first time from March 8-12. All-session tickets remain available at the Verizon Center box office, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. For more information, including a full bracket, ticket and lodging information, go to bigten.org.