SiriusXM Big Ten Radio Basketball Power Rankings – 2/28

Here’s a look at this week’s Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings.

Pete Pistone
February 27, 2024

The calendar is turning to March Madness as the Big Ten regular season is coming to the finish line. Here’s a look at this week’s Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings.

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1. Purdue – The Boilermakers went 2-0 last week sweeping Rutgers and Michigan.

2. Illinois – A loss on the road against Penn State led to the Fighting Illini coming up with a big win over Iowa at home.

3. Nebraska  – The Huskers have a four game winning streak coming into the week thanks to wins over Indiana and Minnesota.

4. Northwestern – A win over Michigan last week has the Wildcats squarely in play for an NCAA Tournament bid.

5. Michigan State – Last week was a disaster for the Spartans losing to Iowa and Ohio State as the up and down season continues.

6. Iowa – Not a bad week for the Hawkeyes who beat Michigan State but then went on the road losing to Illinois.

7. Minnesota – The Gophers are holding on to their tournament hopes after splitting last week beating Ohio State then losing to Nebraska.

8. Penn State – A 2-0 week for the Nittany Lions after victories over Illinois and Indiana.

9. Wisconsin – The Badgers are hoping to build some momentum down the stretch after a 1-0 week that featured beating Maryland.

10. Maryland – The Terrapins lost to Wisconsin to open the week but rebounded on the road to beat Rutgers.

11. Ohio State – A buzzer beater to take down arch rival Michigan ended the week for the Buckeyes that started with a loss to Minnesota.

12. Rutgers – A bad week for the Scarlet Knights with losses to Purdue and Maryland.

13. Indiana – The Hoosiers suffered through an 0-2 week losing to both Nebraska and Penn State.

14. Michigan – The Wolverines’ miserable season continued with losses to Northwestern and Purdue dropping to 8-20 coming into the week.