2022 Big Ten Softball Tournament Bracket Announced

ByLois C

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ROSEMONT, Sick. — The Massive Ten Convention has declared the entire 12-staff, one-elimination bracket for the 23rd Massive 10 Softball Event that will just take put Might 11-14 at Secchia Stadium on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
 
Northwestern (39-9, 19-4 Significant 10) is the No. 1 seed for this year’s match soon after earning its eighth Massive 10 Championship and 1st because 2008 earlier this weekend. The Wildcats have gained two Big Ten Event titles (1982, 2008) and will open up this year’s tournament on Thursday with a quarterfinal contest at 4:30 p.m. (ET) are living on the Significant Ten Network in opposition to the winner of Wednesday’s to start with-round match between No. 8 seed Wisconsin and No. 9 seed Minnesota.
 
Nebraska (37-14, 17-5) is the No. 2 seed for this year’s Massive 10 Tournament just after the Huskers posted their best conference finish due to the fact 2014, when they acquired a share of the Large Ten title. Nebraska is trying to get its 1st Significant Ten Match championship and will begin its postseason plan at 11 a.m. (ET) Thursday with a match quarterfinal recreation stay on the Massive 10 Community in opposition to the winner of Wednesday’s very first-spherical matchup concerning No. 7 seed Penn Condition and 10th-seeded Indiana.
 
Illinois (34-19, 15-7) earned the No. 3 seed for the Huge 10 Tournament, their optimum seed at the event considering the fact that 2004. The Preventing Illini also registered their best conference end (3rd) considering the fact that 2011, when they also concluded 3rd. Like Nebraska, Illinois is in search of its 1st Major Ten Event title and will start off this year’s quest for the crown at 1:30 p.m. (ET) Thursday live on the Huge Ten Community with a quarterfinal sport in opposition to the winner of Wednesday’s 1st-spherical contest concerning No. 6 seed Ohio Condition and 11th-seeded Purdue.
 
Rounding out the prime four seeds is defending Major Ten Tournament winner Michigan (34-15, 14-8), which claimed the final of the tournament byes into the quarterfinal round. The Wolverines have received a meeting-file 10 Huge Ten Tournament championships, most just lately the past time the tournament was performed in 2019. They will open up this year’s Huge 10 Tournament slate at 7 p.m. (ET) Thursday in the final quarterfinal, actively playing are living on the Large 10 Network versus the winner of Wednesday’s 1st-spherical matchup among fifth-seeded Maryland and No. 12 seed (and tournament host) Michigan Condition.
 
All 11 games of this year’s Huge Ten Event will be televised reside to a countrywide audience on the Huge Ten Network, as well as on the FOX Sports application.
 
For more information and facts on this year’s tournament, stop by the Massive Ten Match Central site at bigten.org/softball.
 
The 2022 Huge Ten Softball Event program is as follows:
 
Wednesday, Might 11 (First Spherical)
Match 1 (#7 Penn State vs. #10 Indiana) – 11 a.m. ET (BTN)
Activity 2 (#6 Ohio Point out vs. #11 Purdue) – 1:30 p.m. ET (BTN)
Video game 3 (#8 Wisconsin vs. #9 Minnesota) – 4:30 p.m. ET (BTN)
Sport 4 (#5 Maryland vs. #12 Michigan Condition) – 7 p.m. ET (BTN)
 
Thursday, Might 12 (Quarterfinal)
Recreation 5 (#2 Nebraska vs. Match 1 winner) – 11 a.m. ET (BTN)
Sport 6 (#3 Illinois vs. Match 2 winner) – 1:30 p.m. ET (BTN)
Activity 7 (#1 Northwestern vs. Game 3 winner) – 4:30 p.m. ET (BTN)
Video game 8 (#4 Michigan vs. Video game 4 winner) – 7 p.m. ET (BTN)
 
Friday, Might 13 (Semifinals)
Match 9 (Activity 5 vs. Activity 6 winner) – 2 p.m. ET (BTN)
Sport 10 (Video game 7 vs. Sport 8 winner) – 5 p.m. ET (BTN)
 
Saturday, May 14 (Championship)
Video game 11 (Video game 9 vs. Activity 10 winner) – 1 p.m. ET (BTN)
 
NOTES: All instances are approximate and issue to transform … Big Ten Community (BTN) online games are also readily available on the FOX Athletics application … for more details, please stop by the event net internet site at bigten.org/softball.
 

By Lois C