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Schedule
Saturday, November 4 (First Round)
TIME GAME LINKS
Noon ET First Round: No. 8 Northwestern 3, No. 9 Rutgers 2 Box Score | Northwestern Recap | Rutgers Recap
Sunday, November 5 (Quarterfinals)
TIME (TV) GAME LINKS
6:00 p.m. ET Quarterfinal #1: No. 1 Michigan 4, No. 8 Northwestern 1 Box Score | Michigan Recap | Northwestern Recap
1:00 p.m. ET Quarterfinal #2: No. 4 Maryland 1, No. 5 Wisconsin 2 Box Score | Wisconsin Recap | Maryland Recap
1:00 p.m. ET Quarterfinal #3: No. 3 Michigan State 1, No. 6 Ohio State 2 Box Score | Ohio State Recap | Michigan State Recap
1:00 p.m. ET (Postponed until Mon., Nov. 6 at 12 pm ET) Quarterfinal #4: No. 2 Indiana 1, No. 7 Penn State 0 Box Score | Indiana Recap | Penn State Recap
Friday, November 10 (Semifinals - LIVE on BTN)
TIME (TV) GAME LINKS
Noon ET (BTN/BTN2Go) Semifinal #1: No. 1 Michigan 0, No. 5 Wisconsin 4 Box Score | Wisconsin Recap | Michigan Recap
2:30 p.m. ET (BTN/BTN2Go) Semifinal #2: No. 2 Indiana 4, No. 6 Ohio State 0 Box Score | Indiana Recap | Ohio State Recap
Sunday, November 12 (Championship - LIVE on BTN)
TIME (TV) GAME LINKS
Noon ET (BTN/BTN2Go) Championship Game: No. 2 Indiana 0, No. 5 Wisconsin 0 (Wisconsin clinches championship on PK's, 4-2) Box Score | Wisconsin Recap | Indiana Recap

2017 BIG TEN MEN'S SOCCER TOURNAMENT REVIEW

First Round: No. 8 Northwestern defeated No. 9 Rutgers 3-2 in the opening round of the tournament. Tommy Katsiyiannis scored two of the Wildcats' three goals, including the game-winner in the 64th minute. Northwestern advanced to the quarterfinals with the win and will face No. 1 Michigan on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. ET in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Quarterfinals: No. 5 Wisconsin defeated No. 4 Maryland 2-1 to advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. Maryland's Sebastian Elney scored first in the 28th minute. Wisconsin's Noah Leibold netted the equalizer in the 51st minute and Mark Segbers scored the Badgers' game-winning goal in the 87th minute.

No. 6 Ohio State advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory against No. 3 Michigan State. Ohio State's Michael Prosuk scored the first game of the match in the eighth minute of play. Ohio State's Abdi Mohamed netted his fourth goal of the season in the 42nd minute. MSU's John Freitag scored the Spartans' lone goal in the 50th minute.

Top-seeded Michigan beat No. 8 Northwestern 4-1 to advance to the semifinals Sunday evening. Michigan's Jack Hallahan scored two of the Wolverine's goals, the first in the 56th minute and the second in the 79th.

No. 2 Indiana defeated No. 7 Penn State 1-0 in overtime Monday afternoon. Cory Thomas sent the Hoosiers to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals with a golden goal in the 97th minute.

Semifinals: No. 5 Wisconsin advanced to the Big Ten Championship game for the second year in a row with a 4-0 win against No. 1 Michigan. Mark Segbers scored the opening goal in the 28th minute. Chris Mueller (73:12), Tom Barlow (82:27) and Alex Alfaro (89:59) scored the remaining three goals in the second half.

No. 2 Indiana earned a berth to the Big Ten Tournament Championship game for the first time since 2014 with a 4-0 win against Ohio State on Friday. Cory Thomas scored the Hoosiers' first goal in the 17th minute. Andrew Gutman (46:48), Francesco Moore (61:27) and Austin Panchot (70:19) each netted a goal to advance the Hoosiers to the title game.

Finals: After a scoreless double overtime match, No. 5 Wisconsin clinched the Big Ten Tournament title on a 4-2 penalty kick decision. The Badgers earned the Big Ten's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament and their first tournament championship since 1995.

 


 

2017 BIG TEN MEN'S SOCCER TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

2017 Men's Soccer Tournament Preview (PDF)

ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten announced the 2017 Big Ten Men's Soccer Tournament bracket last Sunday, with Michigan earning the No. 1 seed after clinching the outright Big Ten Championship. The tournament champion will earn the Big Ten's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. Last season, Maryland won the Big Ten Tournament title.

Northwestern (6-11-0, 1-7-0 Big Ten) earned the No. 8 seed in the tournament, and will take on No. 9 Rutgers (4-12-1, 0-8-0) in the lone first-round game on Saturday, Nov. 4 in Ann Arbor, Michigan at Noon ET. The Wildcats defeated the Scarlet Knights 3-0 on Oct. 15 in Evanston, Ill. Michigan (11-4-2, 6-1-1) will host the Northwestern-Rutgers winner in the quarterfinals on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m.

Indiana (13-0-4, 5-0-3) claimed the No. 2 seed and will host No. 7 Penn State (5-9-2, 2-6-0) in Sunday's quarterfinals live on Big Ten Network at 4 p.m. Indiana and Penn State will be meeting for the second time this season. Indiana claimed the first meeting with a 1-0 victory in State College on Oct. 7. The Hoosiers earned the No. 2 seed by virtue of the goal differential tie-breaker with No. 3 Michigan State (11-9).

Michigan State (11-2-3, 5-0-3) earned the No. 3 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will host No. 6 Ohio State (7-9-1, 3-5-0) on Sunday in the quarterfinals at 1 p.m. The Spartans defeated the Buckeyes 5-1, on Oct. 1.

Defending champion Maryland garnered the No. 4 seed in the Big Ten Tournament after posting a 10-4-3 overall record and 5-1-2 in Big Ten play. The Terrapins will entertain No. 5 Wisconsin (8-4-4, 4-3-1) in Sunday's quarterfinals at 1 p.m. Maryland defeated Wisconsin, 5-4, on Oct. 13 in Madison, Wisconsin.

The semifinals and championship match are scheduled for Friday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 12 at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. The semifinals will be broadcast live on BTN at Noon and 2:30 p.m., and the championship game will be carried live at Noon ET.

Follow all the Big Ten Tournament action at bigten.org and on Twitter @B1GSoccer.