It's been a few weeks, but BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, features the same No. 1 team for consecutive weeks. That team is Purdue, of course, winners of five in a row.
The finish line is in sight. And Purdue and Wisconsin are battling for the league title, each tied for first. But don’t overlook Maryland, which is just a game off the pace after falling at Wisconsin on Sunday.
Tai Webster scored 17 points and Nebraska rallied in the last minute to edge Ohio State 58-57 on Saturday.
Alvin Ellis scored 15 of his 18 points with a 3-point barrage in the first half and Michigan State went on to beat Ohio State 74-66 Tuesday night.
For the third week in a row, there's a different team atop Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings. This week, it's Purdue, winner of of six of seven, claiming the top spot, replacing Wisconsin, which took over for Maryland the week before.
Anthony Cowan scored 19 points, fellow freshman Kevin Huerter added 18 and No. 21 Maryland beat Ohio State 86-77 on Saturday to end its first losing streak of the season.
For the first time ever, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Selection Committee will reveal the nation’s top 16 seeds. How many Big Ten teams will be on it? Let the debate begin! The show airs at 12:30 PM, ET on CBS.
Kam Williams scored 23 points to lead Ohio State past a resilient Rutgers squad, 70-64. The win boosted the Buckeyes to 15-10 and 5-7 in conference play.
That was quick. One week after falling to No. 2 in last week's Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, Wisconsin is back on top of Jon Crispin's latest list.
The season has rounded the halfway point. There have been surprises, disappointments … and whole bunch of fun games with lots to look forward to. Here is a midseason report as we race to the finish line.