First round of Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball tournaments only on one streaming service

The first round of the 2024 Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be exclusively broadcast on Peacock, according to a release from NBC Sports.

The women’s tournament began Wednesday, March 6, while the men’s tournament tips off Wednesday, March 13.

The first round of each tournament only includes games between the conference’s bottom four teams — No. 11 vs No. 14 and No. 12 vs No. 13 specifically.

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The second round is where most of the real action begins, and is where Wisconsin is currently slated in both brackets.

The Wisconsin women’s team is the No. 10 seed entering the tournament and is scheduled to face No. 7 Penn State at 5:30 p.m. central on Thursday, March 7.

The Wisconsin men’s team, meanwhile, is currently the No. 5 seed with a few conference games remaining. A 2-0 record could bring them to the double-bye category and have them avoid the second round entirely.

Either way, neither Badger basketball team will be playing its Big Ten Tournament contest on Peacock.

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