SiriusXM Big Ten Radio’s Basketball Power Rankings – 2/13

With the regular season winding down, here’s a look at this week’s Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings.

Pete Pistone
February 13, 2024

The regular season has only a few weeks left before conference tournament time. Here’s a look at this week’s Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings.

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1. Purdue – A blowout win over Indiana brought the Boilermakers to 22-2 overall heading into the week.

2. Michigan State – A big jump for the Spartans who split last week but posted a huge win at home against Illinois.

3. Illinois  – Tough loss to Michigan State on the road for the Fighting Illini who fell to 8-4 in the conference.

4. Northwestern – A pair of very important wins for the Wildcats last week over Nebraska and Penn State has Northwestern looking tournament bound.

5. Nebraska – The Huskers lost to Northwestern on the road but bounced back with a blowout win at home against Michigan.

6. Wisconsin – The Badgers are skidding with a couple of bad losses on the road at Michigan and Rutgers last week.

7. Rutgers – The Scarlet Knights are trending upward scoring two good wins over Maryland and Wisconsin to move to 13-10 overall.

8. Iowa –The Hawkeyes split their games last week losing to Penn State on the road then beating Minnesota at home.

9. Minnesota – A huge win at home over Michigan State kicked off the week for the Gophers who then lost on the road to Iowa.

10. Penn State – The Nittany Lions are 12-12 coming into the week after beating Iowa and losing to Northwestern last week.

11. Maryland – The Terps went 0-2 last week with a pair of losses to Rutgers and then Ohio State.

12. Indiana – The week started good for the Hoosiers beating Ohio State but then they were blown out by Purdue.

13. Ohio State – A split for the Buckeyes last week losing to Indiana but then topping Maryland in double overtime.

14. Michigan – The Wolverines ended a five game losing streak beating Wisconsin but then were blown out by Nebraska on the road.