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Player Rankings: Swanigan forces his way to the top

Caleb Swanigan left me no other choice to put him at the top of this week's Big Ten Player Rankings with his back-to-back 20-point, 20-rebound performances for Purdue.

Player Rankings: Wisconsin trio headlines Jess Settles' latest list

Wisconsin isn't getting much respect in the national rankings these days, checking in at No. 14 in the AP poll. But it's getting a ton of love in my latest Big Ten Player Rankings, as Bronson Koenig joins teammates Ethan Happ and Nigel Hayes on my latest list.

Player Rankings: Caleb Swanigan replaces Nigel Hayes at No. 1

There's a new No. 1 atop my latest Big Ten Player Rankings. He's Purdue sophomore Caleb Swanigan, and he takes over the top spot from Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, who was No. 1 in my first three lists.

Player Rankings: Nigel Hayes tops Jess Settles' opening list

Make no mistake, the Big Ten POY award is completely up for grabs this season! And in an era dominated by guards, the Big Ten boasts some of the top forwards and centers in the country. Just the way I like it!

Player Rankings: Denzel Valentine, Yogi Ferrell top final list

That was an exciting 2015-16 Big Ten season. [ MORE: Big Ten tourney bracket | BTN analysts pick award winners | Power Rankings | Player Rankings | Bracketology | Standings | Stats | Scores ] With the regular season in the books and the Big Ten tourney tipping off Wednesday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, it’s time to take a look at my final Big Ten Player Rankings. See my full list below. 1. Denzel Valentine, Michigan State. Valentine finishes the year in the top spot. Since assists began being recorded in 1983-1984, only Valentine has averaged 19

Player Rankings: You know No. 1, but there's a new No. 2 this week

This is it. The final week of the Big Ten regular season tips Tuesday night. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Player Rankings | Game Rankings | Bracketology | Best of week ahead | Best of week that was | Early look at B1G bracket | Standings | Stats | Scores | Polls ] Before the final week gets underway, it’s time to share my latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See the full list below. 1. Denzel Valentine, Michigan State. Like a great quarterback, Valentine anticipates where his teammates will end up on the court, and delivers perfect dimes (7.4 apg)

Player Rankings: Denzel Valentine, Jarrod Uthoff top latest list

Just two weeks remain in the Big Ten regular season, and I think everyone can all agree that the Big Ten Player of the Year will come down to Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine and Iowa’s Jarrod Uthoff. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Player Rankings | Game Rankings | Bracketology | Ready for the week ahead? | Best of week that was | Early look at B1G tourney bracket | Standings | Stats | Scoreboard | Polls ] As they did last week, the two stars top my latest Big Ten Player Rankings. And it’s Valentine sitting on top of the