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    SCHEDULE


    Thursday, April 26


    Time Match No. Live Scoring/Results
    9:30 a.m. 1 No. 8 Wisconsin vs. No. 9 Nebraska NEB 4, WIS 0
    9:30 a.m. 2 No. 5 Indiana vs. No. 12 Iowa IND 4, IOWA 0
    1:30 p.m. 3 No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 10 Purdue MSU 4, PUR 3
    1:30 p.m. 4 No. 6 Northwestern vs. No. 11 Penn State NU 4, PSU 2

    Recap of Day One of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Tournament


    Friday, April 27

    Time Match No. Live Scoring/Results
    9:30 a.m. 5 No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 9 Nebraska OSU 4, NEB 0
    1:00 p.m. 6 No. 4 Minnesota vs. No. 5 Indiana IU 4, MINN 3
    4:30 p.m. 7 No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 7 Michigan State MICH 4, MSU 1
    1:30 p.m. 8 No. 3 Illinois vs. No. 6 Northwestern ILL 4, NU 0

    Recap of Day Two of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament


    Saturday, April 28 -


    ***SEMIFINAL MATCHES WILL BE HELD INDOORS AT COMBE TENNIS CENTER***


    Time Match No. Results
    9:30 a.m. 9 No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 5 Indiana OSU 4, IU 1
    1:30 p.m. 10 No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Illinois ILL 4, MICH 0

    Recap of Day Three of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament



    Sunday, April 29


    Time Match No. Results
    12:00 p.m. 11 No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Illinois ILL 4, OSU 3
    2012 Big Ten Tournament Champions: Illinois
    In the event of inclement weather, matches will be held indoors at the Combe Tennis Center.

    ADMISSION

    There is no fee for admission to the 2012 Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament.

    FACILITIES



    Vandy Christie Tennis Center
    The outdoor matches will be held at the Vandy Christie Tennis Center, located at 2310 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208 (Sheridan between Colfax and Noyes). The Vandy Christie Tennis Center was dedicated October 29, 1994 to honor an outstanding alumnus and special representative of Northwestern University. Christie's Northwestern career began as a varsity tennis player in 1955. He returned as the head coach of the men's team from 1976-83 and later became the director of athletic development.
    The Center boasts 15 courts, a pro shop and permanent seating for several hundred spectators. The courts have been home to Wildcat tennis since 1941 and have been the site of four NCAA Championships and 23 Big Ten Championships.


    Combe Tennis Center
    In the event of inclement weather, indoor matches will be held at the Combe Tennis Center, located at 2311 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208 (inside the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion).
    The Center takes its name from former Northwestern tennis player Ivan Combe, who offered the lead donation that made the center a reality. Combe was a member of the men's tennis team from 1931-33 and played on legendary Wildcat coach Paul Bennett's first team.
    Combe houses six courts and each has it's own electronic scorebaord. The main scoreboard, which sits on the center of the south wall, gives a composite score and features an electronic message center. The Intercollegiate Tennis Association named the Combe Tennis Center its Outstanding Facility in 2002.

    DIRECTIONS

    Vandy Christie Tennis Center - 2310 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208
    Combe Tennis Center - 2311 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208

    From Chicago or South suburbs: Take either Lake Shore Drive (recommended) or I-90/94 (Dan Ryan to Kennedy).
    If you take Lake Shore Drive, follow the road until it ends and merges with Sheridan Rd. Take Sheridan north through Evanston (closely follow the signs as Sheridan winds through south Evanston). Vandy Christie is on the west (left) side of the road at Sheridan and Noyes.
    To reach Combe, continue north on Sheridan to Lincoln St., which is the next stoplight. Turn right on Lincoln and follow the road as it winds down to the right. Combe is located inside the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center (SPAC), which will be on your left side.
    If you take the expressway, stay on the Kennedy until I-90 and I-94 split. Take I-94 West (Edens) toward Milwaukee. Exit, turn right at Old Orchard Rd. and proceed east. Turn left on Gross Point Rd. and then turn right at the next stoplight, which is Central St. Head east on Central approximately three miles to Sheridan Rd. and turn right. To reach Combe, turn left on Lincoln. Follow the road as it winds down to the right. Combe is located inside the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center (SPAC), which will be on your left side.
    To reach Vandy Christie, continue south on Sheridan and the Center is on the west (right) side of the road at Sheridan and Noyes.

    From the North: Take I-94 (Edens) east. Exit on Skokie Blvd. and turn left at the stoplight at Lake Ave. Travel east to Green Bay Rd. Turn right at Green Bay and proceed south to Central St. Turn left and go approximately 1.5 miles to Sheridan Rd. Turn right onto Sheridan; To reach Combe, turn left on Lincoln. Follow the road as it winds down to the right. Combe is located inside the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center (SPAC), which will be on your left side.
    To reach Vandy Christie, continue south on Sheridan and the Center is on the west (right) side of the road at Sheridan and Noyes.

    From the Southwest suburbs and O'Hare International Airport: Take I-294 north. Exit on Dempster St. east and proceed several miles until you reach I-94. Take I-94 West. Exit and turn right at Old Orchard Rd. and proceed east. Turn left on Gross Point Rd. and then turn right at the next stoplight, which is Central St. Head east on Central approximately three miles to Sheridan Rd. and turn right. To reach Combe, turn left on Lincoln. Follow the road as it winds down to the right. Combe is located inside the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center (SPAC), which will be on your left side.
    To reach Vandy Christie, continue south on Sheridan and the Center is on the west (right) side of the road at Sheridan and Noyes.

    PARKING

    Spectator parking is available next to the dorms north of the tennis courts and on nearby streets. Drivers must obey all posted parking regulations, including two-hour parking signs on streets. Please note, if the matches are held indoors at Combe Tennis Center on Thursday and Friday, you must pay to park in the lot to the west of the building. There is a pay box located at the north end of the main SPAC parking lot.

    MERCHANDISE

    Official 2012 Big Ten Tournament t-shirts are available now. Please click the link for more information, including instructions on how to pre-order today.

    MEDIA RELATIONS

    The Northwestern athletic communications department will coordinate media relations for the 2012 Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament. The department will be located in the Pro Shop at the Vandy Christie Tennis Center for the duration of the tournament. The office will have telephones, internet, and electricity and will be available to each school's sports information personnel, as well as members of the media.

    For any media/athletic communication related information, contact Dan Yopchick at (847) 467-3418 or d-yopchick@northwestern.edu