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Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DOUBLEHEADER FEATURING MARYLAND VS. RUTGERS AND PENN STATE VS. MICHIGAN LIVE EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK TOMORROW, WED., MARCH 13

B1G College Countdown Begins Tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET on Peacock, Followed by No. 12-Seed Maryland vs. No. 13 Rutgers (6:30 p.m. ET) and No. 11 Penn State vs. No. 14 Michigan (9 p.m. ET)

Noah Eagle (Play-by-Play), Robbie Hummel (Analyst) and Zora Stephenson (Reporter) to Call Both Matchups from the Target Center in Minneapolis

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STAMFORD, Conn. – March 12, 2024 – The Big Ten’s Men’s Basketball Tournament opens with a first round doubleheader live exclusively on Peacock tomorrow, Wed., March 13, as No. 12-seed Maryland faces No. 13 Rutgers at 6:30 p.m. ET and No. 11 Penn State takes on No. 14 Michigan at 9 p.m. ET.

Tomorrow’s action on Peacock begins with the B1G College Countdown pregame show at 6 p.m. ET, featuring host Ahmed Fareed and analysts Jordan Cornette and Josh Pastner.

Noah Eagle (play-by-play), Robbie Hummel (analyst), and Zora Stephenson (reporter) will call both of tomorrow’s games from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

Peacock’s exclusive slate of Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball  featured 50+ games streaming live this season.

Tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. ET, Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, First Round: No. 12 Maryland vs. No. 13 Rutgers

Maryland finished the regular season with an 85-69 loss to Penn State on Sunday as guard Jahmir Young, who was third in the Big Ten scoring 20.8 points per game this season, scored 16 points.

Rutgers fell to Ohio State, 73-51, in their regular season finale on Sunday.

Maryland and Rutgers split the regular season series this year, with both teams winning on the road as the Scarlet Knights earned a 56-53 win on Feb. 6 and the Terrapins won, 63-46, on Feb. 25.

Tomorrow at 9 p.m. ET, Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, First Round: No. 11 Penn State vs. No. 14 Michigan.

Penn State finished the regular season with an 85-69 win over Maryland on Sunday behind double-doubles from guard Ace Baldwin Jr.  (17 points, 11 assists) and forward Qudus Wahab (19 points, 15 rebounds).

Michigan enters the Big Ten Tournament looking to rebound from an 85-70 loss to Nebraska in their regular season finale on Sunday as guard Dug McDaniel led the team with 17 points.

In their lone regular season meeting on Jan. 7, the Nittany Lions defeated the Wolverines, 79-73, at home as Baldwin Jr. scored 25 points.

Big Ten Basketball Exclusively on Peacock this Week:

Date Time (ET) Game Commentators
Wed., March 13 6 p.m. B1G College Countdown Ahmed Fareed, Jordan Cornette, Josh Pastner
6:30 p.m. Maryland vs. Rutgers (men’s) Noah Eagle, Robbie Hummel, Zora Stephenson
9 p.m. Penn State vs. Michigan (men’s) Noah Eagle, Robbie Hummel, Zora Stephenson

 

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PEACOCK’S REMAINING EXCLUSIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2023-24 BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON:

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Wed., Mar. 13 6:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament – No. 12 Maryland vs. No. 13 Rutgers
Wed., Mar. 13 9 p.m. Big Ten Tournament – No. 11 Penn State vs. No. 14 Michigan

 

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