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Big Ten Tournament 2011 Bracket, Schedule

We are just one day away from the start of the 2011 Big Ten tournament. The bracket is set, the matchups are in place and Thursday will mark the beginning of the annual conference tournament in Indianapolis.

Over the weekend, we already took a look at the Big Ten tournament bracket, but here it is again as a reminder:

No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 8 Northwestern/No. 9 Minnesota

No. 4 Michigan vs. No. 5 Illinois

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No. 2 Purdue vs. No. 7 Michigan State/No. 10 Iowa

No. 3 Wisconsin vs. No. 6 Penn State/No. 11 Indiana

In order to follow each of the games as they are played, here is a look at the Big Ten tournament schedule:

Thursday, March 10

Game 1: No. 8 Northwestern vs. No. 9 Minnesota (2:30 p.m., ESPN2)

Game 2: No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 10 Iowa (25 minutes after Game 1, ESPN2)

Game 3: No. 6 Penn State vs. No. 11 Indiana (7:30 p.m., Big Ten Network)

Friday, March 11

Game 4: No. 1 Ohio State vs. Game 1 Winner (12 p.m., ESPN)

Game 5: No. 4 Michigan vs. No. 5 Illinois (25 minutes after Game 4, ESPN)

Game 6: No. 2 Purdue vs. Game 2 Winner (6:30 p.m., Big Ten Network)

Game 7: No. 3 Wisconsin vs. Game 3 Winner (25 minutes after Game 6, Big Ten Network)

Saturday, March 12

Game 8: Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner (1:40 p.m., CBS)

Game 9: Game 6 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner (25 minutes after Game 8, CBS)

Sunday, March 13

Game 10 (Championship): Game 8 Winner vs. Game 9 Winner (3:30 p.m., CBS)

For more on the 2011 Big Ten tournament, check out SB Nation Detroit's StoryStream.