INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- The 10th seeded Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team faces 7th seeded Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis today.

The Gophers tip-off at 4:30 p.m.

Michigan State is the top seed, followed by Michigan, Ohio State and Wisconsin.  They receive first-round byes.

Today's games start with number 8 Iowa facing number 9 Illinois, followed by number 5 Indiana and number 12 Penn State.

The last games of the day are number 6 Purdue facing number 11 Nebraska.