Big Ten Power Rankings Archive

Big Ten Power Rankings: February 8

  • Alex Bozich 02/08/2021 8:53 am  
 

Less than five weeks remain until Selection Sunday, but game postponements in the Big Ten have complicated the league’s regular season title race. Michigan has not played since Jan. 22 and the Wolverines will not play until Sunday at Wisconsin. ...

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Big Ten Power Rankings: February 1

  • Alex Bozich 02/01/2021 1:18 pm  
 

Three Big Ten teams didn’t play a game last week and opportunities to make up postponed regular season games continue to dwindle.¬†In terms of both record and efficiency margin, Michigan remains in a class of its own at the top ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 25

  • Alex Bozich 01/25/2021 11:19 am  
 

The pace of games played in the Big Ten has slowed due to COVID-19 related program shutdowns. As a result, every program has been impacted in some way and the conference now must figure out to reschedule as many games ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 18

  • Alex Bozich 01/18/2021 10:53 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 01/11/2021 11:30 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 01/04/2021 9:46 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 12/28/2020 11:36 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 08/07/2020 9:25 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 06/16/2020 12:40 pm  
 

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 several¬† players still have a chance to shift the balance of ...

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Big Ten Power Rankings: March 2

  • Alex Bozich 03/02/2020 10:28 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 02/17/2020 11:44 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 02/10/2020 9:15 am  
 

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

  • Dylan Wallace 02/03/2020 7:42 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 01/27/2020 10:31 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 01/20/2020 11:28 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 01/13/2020 9:27 am  
 

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 ...