Big Ten playoffs

2019 tournament

Format: All seven teams qualify. The top seed earns a bye to the semifinals, where is joined by the winners of three first-round series. Semifinal winners meet in the championship game.

First round: Best-of-three series, March 8-10 at campus sites: Seed 7 at 2, 6 at 3, 5 at 4.

Semifinals: Single games, March 16 or 17 at campus sites of higher seeds. Lowest remaining seed at 1, second-lowest remaining seed at second-highest remaining seed.

Championship: Single game, March 23 or 24 at site of highest remaining seed.

Big Ten schedule