SiriusXM Big Ten Radio Basketball Power Rankings – 3/5

Check out this week’s Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings.

Pete Pistone
March 5, 2024

The final week of the regular season is here. Here’s a look at this week’s Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings.

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1. Purdue – The Boilermakers clinched a share of the regular season title after beating Michigan State at home last week.

2. Illinois – A great week for the Fighting Illini saw Illinois beat both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

3. Nebraska  – The incredible Huskers season has seen Nebraska win five of its last six games and enter the week 21-9 overall.

4. Iowa – A very good week for the Hawkeyes saw Iowa win against Penn State then go on the road to take down Northwestern.

5. Northwestern – A split for the Wildcats beating Maryland before losing to Iowa but Northwestern is in good tournament shape.

6. Michigan State – A loss the Purdue brings the Spartans into the week with a three game losing streak.

7. Minnesota – A split for the Golden Gophers last week losing to Wisconsin on the road then beating Penn State at home.

8. Ohio State – A couple of solid wins for the Buckeyes last week over Nebraska and Michigan and Ohio State is back in tourney talk.

9. Penn State – Two losses weren’t the way the Nittany Lions hoped last week would go but they fell to Iowa and Minnesota.

10. Wisconsin – Not a good week in Madison by any means after the Badgers lost to both Indiana and Illinois.

11. Indiana – A couple of close wins for the Hoosiers last week edging out both Wisconsin and Maryland.

12. Maryland – The Terms had a bad week losing to Northwestern and Indiana as they try to stay above .500 for the season.

13. Rutgers – The Scarlet Knights have lost their momentum and went 1-1 last week beating Michigan then losing to Nebraska.

14. Michigan – A seven game losing streak entering the week for the Wolverines who lost to Rutgers and Ohio State last week.