Only two Big Ten tournament games were played last season before the rest of the event — and the rest of the college basketball season as a whole — was scuttled by the then-nascent coronavirus pandemic. But the tournament returned this year even though the pandemic continued with Illinois taking the title.

When was the Big Ten tournament?

March 10-March14

Where was the Big Ten tournament?

Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, which also will host numerous NCAA tournament games along with the Final Four and national championship game. Capacity at the stadium was capped at 8,000 fans per session. The tournament originally was scheduled to be held in Chicago, but Big Ten officials moved it to Indianapolis after the NCAA announced that its tournament would be held entirely in Indiana, giving conference teams the option to remain in the area after the Big Ten tournament.

What’s the bracket setup for the Big Ten tournament?

(All times Eastern)

First round (Wednesday, March 10)

Second round (Thursday, March 11)

Quarterfinals (Friday, March 12)

Semifinals (Saturday, March 13)

Championship: (Sunday, March 14)

Where are future Big Ten tournaments?

2022: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis

2023: United Center, Chicago