Omni Rankingsô 2014-2015 Men's college basketball ratings through 4/6/15 games
Big Ten 14-15 13-14 12-13 -5
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Home court factor = 3.16 Record vs D-I teams
Season range Schedule strength Overall Conference Home Road Neutral vs 1-50 vs 51-150 vs 151+
Rank Team Rating D-I rank Max Min Rating D-I rank W L W L Streak Last 10 W L W L W L W L W L W L Highest single-game rating Lowest single-game rating
1 Wisconsin 93.31 5 95.11 90.04 78.41 11 36 4 16 2 L1 9-1 15 1 10 2 11 1 15 3 16 0 5 1 at Ohio State 103.22 at Rutgers 79.37
2 Michigan State 86.07 15 87.10 81.00 78.00 20 27 12 12 6 L1 8-2 12 4 7 4 8 4 11 8 10 3 6 1 at Iowa 93.55 vs Texas Southern 73.37
3 Iowa 85.77 16 90.48 81.56 77.06 32 22 12 12 6 L1 7-3 14 4 7 3 1 5 6 8 9 4 7 0 vs Davidson 100.06 at Wisconsin 71.94
4 Ohio State 84.64 22 88.84 84.64 75.79 65 24 11 11 7 L1 5-5 18 2 4 6 2 3 4 10 10 1 10 0 vs Maryland 95.85 vs Wisconsin 74.78
5 Maryland 81.20 41 85.91 80.38 76.32 52 28 7 14 4 L1 8-2 18 1 6 4 4 2 8 6 10 1 10 0 vs Michigan State 91.32 at Ohio State 73.73
6 Purdue 80.67 45 82.31 76.99 76.34 50 21 13 12 6 L2 6-4 14 3 4 6 3 4 6 8 7 4 8 1 vs Missouri 87.86 vs Notre Dame 66.64
7 Indiana 80.60 47 82.09 76.22 75.55 70 20 14 9 9 L2 3-7 15 4 3 6 2 4 4 12 7 2 9 0 at Rutgers 91.49 vs UNCG 69.29
8 Minnesota 79.39 54 83.70 78.39 75.51 71 17 15 6 12 L1 4-6 12 5 3 8 2 2 4 9 3 6 10 0 vs Seattle U 90.25 vs Northwestern 72.08
9 Michigan 79.34 56 87.18 76.15 77.53 28 15 16 8 10 L1 3-7 11 6 2 8 2 2 2 12 7 3 6 1 vs Illinois 88.83 vs Iowa 69.18
10 Illinois 78.10 66 85.52 78.10 75.88 62 19 14 9 9 L3 4-6 14 3 2 9 3 2 4 10 5 4 10 0 vs Baylor 90.74 at Alabama 69.72
11 Penn State 77.81 69 77.93 72.66 75.60 69 18 16 4 14 L1 3-7 10 6 3 8 5 2 1 11 7 4 10 1 vs Iowa 86.13 at Northwestern 66.14
12 Northwestern 73.95 112 76.24 68.33 75.85 63 15 17 6 12 L2 5-5 11 7 3 8 1 2 2 11 4 6 9 0 vs Penn State     85.10 vs Michigan State     63.83
13 Nebraska 73.47 119 79.61 73.35 76.13 55 13 18 5 13 L9 1-9 10 6 1 11 2 1 2 9 4 8 7 1 vs Illinois       82.24 vs Iowa       63.43
14 Rutgers 67.14 211 71.16 62.49 76.49 48 10 22 2 16 L15 0-10 6 10 2 10 2 2 2 10 3 10 5 2 vs Wisconsin 81.48 vs Saint Peter's 51.56
Big Ten top performances Big Ten surprise performances Big Ten upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 Wisconsin at Ohio State W 72 - 48 103.22 1 Iowa vs Davidson W 83 - 52 15.22 1 Rutgers vs Wisconsin W 67 - 62 21.05
2 Wisconsin vs Iowa W 82 - 50 102.49 2 Rutgers vs Wisconsin W 67 - 62 13.16 2 Rutgers at Clemson W 69 - 64 14.64
3 Iowa vs Davidson W 83 - 52 100.06 3 Wisconsin at Ohio State W 72 - 48 12.72 3 Rutgers vs Vanderbilt W 68 - 65 11.32
4 Wisconsin vs Kentucky W 71 - 64 98.72 4 Iowa at Nebraska W 74 - 46 12.34 4 Northwestern at Minnesota W 72 - 66 11.11
5 Wisconsin vs Arizona W 85 - 78 98.18 5 Rutgers vs Sacred Heart W 79 - 54 12.18 5 Penn State vs Iowa W 67 - 58 9.42
6 Wisconsin at Milwaukee W 93 - 54 97.60 6 Wisconsin vs Iowa W 82 - 50 12.01 6 Iowa at Ohio State W 71 - 65 8.93
7 Wisconsin vs Purdue W 71 - 51 97.28 7 Penn State vs Rutgers W 79 - 51 11.34 7 Minnesota at Michigan State W 96 - 90 OT 8.39
8 Wisconsin vs Oklahoma W 69 - 56 97.03 8 Northwestern vs Penn State W 60 - 39 11.09 8 Michigan vs Ohio State W 64 - 57 7.56
9 Wisconsin vs Green Bay W 84 - 60 96.84 9 Michigan vs Illinois W 73 - 55 10.97 9 Maryland vs Wisconsin W 59 - 53 7.51
10 Wisconsin vs Boise State W 78 - 54 96.61 10 Indiana at Rutgers W 84 - 54 10.85 10 Northwestern vs Iowa W 66 - 61 OT 7.50
Big Ten standings Big Ten tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall 1 Wisconsin
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Wisconsin 16 2 36 4 8 Illinois @ Chicago, IL Wisconsin
2 Maryland 14 4 28 7      
3 Michigan State 12 6 27 12 @ Chicago, IL Michigan  
4 Iowa 12 6 22 12    
5 Purdue 12 6 21 13 9 Michigan @ Chicago, IL Wisconsin
6 Ohio State 11 7 24 11    
7 Indiana 9 9 20 14 4 Purdue    
8 Illinois 9 9 19 14      
9 Michigan 8 10 15 16 5 Iowa @ Chicago, IL Purdue  
10 Minnesota 6 12 17 15    
11 Northwestern 6 12 15 17 12 Nebraska @ Chicago, IL Penn State
12 Nebraska 5 13 13 18    
13 Penn State 4 14 18 16 @ Chicago, IL Penn State @ Chicago, IL Wisconsin
14 Rutgers 2 16 10 22   2015 Big Ten
13 Penn State 2 Maryland Men's Basketball
  Tournament Champion
Big Ten tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized 7 Indiana @ Chicago, IL Maryland
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket        
Reaching Reaching Winning @ Chicago, IL Indiana    
Seed Team semifinals final tournament      
1 Wisconsin 85.46% 65.30% 50.37% 10 Northwestern @ Chicago, IL Michigan State
2 Maryland 59.32% 22.80% 5.98%  
3 Michigan State 51.90% 33.36% 11.79% 3 Michigan State  
4 Purdue 39.81% 9.09% 3.86%    
5 Iowa 54.48% 19.38% 11.46% 6 Ohio State @ Chicago, IL Michigan State
6 Ohio State 40.33% 27.33% 10.56%    
7 Indiana 32.27% 11.35% 2.70% 11 Minnesota @ Chicago, IL Ohio State
8 Illinois 10.01% 4.06% 1.67%    
9 Michigan 4.53% 1.42% 0.45% @ Chicago, IL Minnesota
10 Northwestern 8.40% 1.63% 0.21%  
11 Minnesota 7.69% 3.53% 0.75% 14 Rutgers
12 Nebraska 1.36% 0.13% 0.03%
13 Penn State 4.35% 0.61% 0.17%
14 Rutgers 0.07% 0.01% 0.00% © Omni Rankings