Saturday during the Big Ten tournament means one thing—it’s semifinals time and the level of competition is about to increase.
The No. 2 seed Ohio State Buckeyes face off against the No. 3 seed Michigan State Spartans in a matchup of two squads that often save their best for March. Thad Matta’s squad knocked off Nebraska in the quarterfinals, while Tom Izzo’s squeaked by a dangerous Iowa team.
Clearly a spot in the Big Ten championship game is on the line, but there is also something more at stake. Based on various bracket projections, it is likely that the winner of this game will take a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament, while the loser will be living in the No. 3 or 4 seed territory.
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