It was a topsy turvy Big Ten basketball season. Early season favorites Michigan State and Wisconsin struggled to find consistency while the Michigan Wolverines rose to the top despite losing Mitch McGary for the season. Those are just some of the regular season story lines from a conference that has become the premier basketball league in the nation.
When the Big Ten Tournament tips off today from Banker’s Life Field House in Indianapolis several Big Ten teams will be playing for a bid in the NCAA tournament while others will be looking to add to an already impressive tournament resume.
There are more than a few storylines to watch in the 2014 Big Ten tournament. From a first time #1 seed to a team looking for redemption, this tournament has all the drama of a HBO series. Here is what fans should look for.