The 2018 Big Ten Tournament begins tonight. The event is taking place in New York City for the first time at Madison Square Garden.
Tonight's games are essentially two play-in matchups. Twelfth-seeded Iowa takes on 13th-seeded Illinois followed by No. 11 seed Minnesota facing off against 14th-seeded Rutgers.
The winners of these matchups move on to the next round tomorrow. The Illinois-Iowa winner will play fifth-seeded Michigan while the Minnesota-Rutgers winner gets No. 6 Indiana.
ESPN has unveiled its predictions for both games. The BPI likes the higher seeds.
You can see the full Big Ten Tournament bracket here.
Iowa-Illinois will tip off at 5:30 p.m. ET with Rutgers and Minnesota beginning at approximately 7:55 p.m. ET.
Both games will be broadcast on BTN.