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Here's how our writers see the Big Ten Tournament playing out.

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Here are our predictions for the Big Ten Tournament, which tips off Wednesday afternoon at the United Center in Chicago:

BTT bracket

Henry Bushnell

First Round

Nebraska over Penn State
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Nebraska
Indiana over Northwestern
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Iowa over Purdue
Indiana over Maryland
Ohio State over Michigan State

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Iowa
Ohio State over Indiana

Final

Wisconsin over Ohio State

Kevin Trahan

First Round

Penn State over Nebraska
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Penn State
Northwestern over Indiana
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Iowa over Purdue
Maryland over Northwestern
Michigan State over Ohio State

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Iowa
Michigan State over Maryland

Final

Wisconsin over Michigan State

Josh Rosenblat

First Round

Nebraska over Penn State
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Nebraska
Indiana over Northwestern
Minnesota over Ohio State

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Iowa over Purdue
Maryland over Indiana
Michigan State over Minnesota

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Iowa
Michigan State over Maryland

Final

Wisconsin over Michigan State

Jason Dorow

First Round

Nebraska over Penn State
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Nebraska
Indiana over Northwestern
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Iowa over Purdue
Maryland over Indiana
Ohio State over Michigan State

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Iowa
Maryland over Ohio State

Final

Wisconsin over Maryland

Daniel Rapaport

First Round

Nebraska over Penn State
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Nebraska
Northwestern over Indiana
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Michigan
Iowa over Purdue
Maryland over Northwestern
Ohio State over Michigan State

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Iowa
Ohio State over Maryland

Final

Wisconsin over Ohio State

Kevin Dukovic

First Round

Penn State over Nebraska
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Penn State
Northwestern over Indiana
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Iowa over Purdue
Maryland over Northwestern
Ohio State over Michigan State

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Iowa
Maryland over Ohio State

Final

Wisconsin over Maryland

Ben Goren

First Round

Nebraska over Penn State
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Nebraska
Indiana over Northwestern
Minnesota over Ohio State

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Purdue over Iowa
Maryland over Indiana
Michigan State over Minnesota

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Purdue
Michigan State over Maryland

Final

Wisconsin over Michigan State

Josh Burton

First Round

Nebraska over Penn State
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Nebraska
Northwestern over Indiana
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Purdue over Iowa
Maryland over Northwestern
Michigan State over Ohio State

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Purdue
Maryland over Michigan State

Final

Wisconsin over Maryland

David Gernon

First Round

Penn State over Nebraska
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Michigan over Illinois
Iowa over Penn State
Northwestern over Indiana
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Purdue over Iowa
Maryland over Northwestern
Ohio State over Michigan State

Semifinals

Purdue over Wisconsin
Ohio State over Maryland

Final

Purdue over Ohio State

Zach Pereles

First Round

Nebraska over Penn State
Minnesota over Rutgers

Second Round

Illinois over Michigan
Iowa over Nebraska
Indiana over Northwestern
Ohio State over Minnesota

Quarterfinals

Wisconsin over Illinois
Iowa over Purdue
Maryland over Indiana
Michigan State over Ohio State

Semifinals

Wisconsin over Iowa
Maryland over Michigan State

Final

Wisconsin over Maryland

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