April 22, 2013
Big Ten Tournament Bracket
MADISON, Wis. – The Badgers (13-11 overall, 4-7 Big Ten) earned a No. 8 seed in the Big Ten tournament and are set to face Purdue (16-11, 3-8), the No. 9 seed, on Thursday at 8 a.m. in Columbus, Ohio. The Big Ten tournament is hosted by Ohio State and runs April 25-28 with the tournament’s winner receiving an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
Wisconsin hosted Purdue at Nielsen Tennis Stadium on April 12, winning the match in a thrilling come-from-behind, 4-3, victory. The Badgers also have an edge with a 4-1 win over Purdue in their only meeting at the Big Ten tournament in 2006.
The winner of Thursday’s match will take on the Big Ten champions, and No. 1 seed in the tournament, Ohio State (28-2, 11-0) on Friday at 8 a.m.
Additional information, including live stats throughout the weekend, can be found at the tournament page at ohiostatebuckeyes.com. Recaps will be available at UWBadgers.com following the weekend’s matches.