Big Ten Power Rankings Archive

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 18

The Big Ten race became more intriguing last week as Michigan took its first loss of the season and Iowa continued to bludgeon teams with its elite offense. With less than eight weeks remain until the NCAA tournament field is ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 11

The race for the Big Ten title is starting to get more clarity as four teams are ahead of the pack in terms of efficiency margin and record as league play is now in full swing. With less than two ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 4

As we enter the first full week of conference play in the new year, the Big Ten looks as deep as ever with 13 teams in the top 56 of the KenPom ratings through Sunday’s games. Our power rankings will ...

Big Ten power rankings: December 28

The Big Ten schedule is now in full swing as each program in the league has already played a pair of games and five programs have played three or more. This week should bring further clarity as 20 percent of ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: Offseason edition v. 2

The deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft and retain eligibility for next season has passed, so it’s time for an updated version of our Big Ten power rankings. There are still some outstanding waiver situations that haven’t been solidified, ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: Offseason edition v. 1

There’s still plenty to sort out with Big Ten rosters for the 2020-21 season. The deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft won’t come until early August, which means severalĀ  players still have a chance to shift the balance of ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: March 2

We’ve hit the final week of the Big Ten regular season, but there’s still plenty to be decided in the race for the conference crown. Maryland can win the title outright with a pair of wins this week, but if ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: February 17

Maryland remains at the top of the Big Ten standings after beating Nebraska and Michigan State last week. With eight straight wins, the Terps are the favorite to win the league’s regular season crown. The power rankings will run each ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: February 10

There’s a new leader atop the Big Ten standings as Maryland’s six-game winning streak has the Terps at the top of the league. The middle of the pack continues to be a jumbled mess, but the Big Ten currently has ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: February 3

Very few Big Ten teams came out of last week unscathed, and it’s making for an exciting race as we enter the last month and a half of conference play. Michigan State and Illinois still remain tied at the top ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 27

It was a strong week for road teams in the Big Ten as eight wins were recorded away from home. Michigan State and Illinois are in a tie at the top of the league standings with Rutgers and Maryland just ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 20

Michigan State continues to lead the Big Ten standings, but has Rutgers and Illinois right on its tail in second place. Beyond that, the middle of the league is a jumbled mess as home teams continue to hold serve (42-7). ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 13

League play is a quarter of the way over and the middle of the conference is a glut of teams with legitimate NCAA tournament aspirations. Through Sunday’s games, the Big Ten has 12 teams ranked in the top 38 of ...