Michigan Wins Big Ten Tournament, Automatic Bid￼Columns
Entering the Big Ten Tournament, Michigan was seeded as the event’s No. 5 seed. One by one they took down the four teams that were seeded higher than them, starting with No. 4 Illinois on Thursday night. No. 1 Maryland was up next, followed by No. 3 Iowa. Second-seeded Rutgers was their fourth and final target, the team they beat in their second game on Sunday, 10-4, to win the 2022 Big Ten Tournament Championship. With the championship victory Michigan also earned the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
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