The Big Ten Basketball Championship will be held in Houston, Texas, this Saturday, April 5, with the top three seeds in each conference competing in a national title game.
The game, which will be played at the Toyota Center, will feature a top-three seed in each of the six conferences in the tournament, including the Big East, which has three Big Ten teams in the field.
The Big 12 has three teams, the Mountain West, which includes BYU and Arizona State, and the Pac-12 which has Stanford, Oregon and Washington.
The first-round matchup between Gonzaga and Texas A&M in the semifinals will be televised nationally on ESPN, while the third-round match between Georgetown and Oklahoma State will be broadcast nationally on Fox.
The second round, featuring the No. 1 seed from the Big South and the No 1 seed in the Big West, will be telecast on ESPN2 and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s YouTube channel.