Michigan State (18-13, 10-8 Big Ten) has earned the No. 5 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will play Thursday (March 9) at approximately 2:30 p.m. against the winner of No. 12 Nebraska and No. 13 Penn State. The game will be televised by BTN. This is the first year the tournament will be played at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.