Omni Rankingsô 2015-2016 Women's college basketball ratings through 4/5/16 games
Big Ten 15-16 14-15 13-14 -5
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Home court factor = 2.80 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 Maryland 96.01 5 98.40 94.41 78.19 43 31 4 16 2 L1 9-1 16 2 9 1 6 1 10 4 14 0 7 0 vs Minnesota 103.21 vs Wisconsin 86.41
2 Ohio State 91.56 11 95.18 86.85 82.81 1 26 8 15 3 L1 6-4 16 1 7 5 3 2 12 6 10 2 4 0 vs Illinois 99.50 vs Tennessee 83.10
3 Michigan State 89.86 17 90.96 88.15 79.65 30 25 9 13 5 L1 7-3 13 3 8 4 4 2 8 7 11 2 6 0 vs Ohio State 100.96 at Indiana 78.65
4 Indiana 85.01 28 85.40 79.10 80.51 17 21 12 12 6 L1 7-3 14 0 5 8 2 4 4 7 12 5 5 0 vs Michigan State 90.86 vs Samford 74.70
5 Michigan 84.10 32 88.31 82.19 78.31 39 21 14 9 9 L1 6-4 16 5 5 8 0 1 2 9 12 5 7 0 vs Pitt 95.36 at Rutgers 74.86
6 Purdue 83.65 33 85.56 77.33 80.44 18 20 12 10 8 L2 4-6 12 4 5 5 3 3 4 8 12 4 4 0 at Northwestern 92.86 vs UIC 75.77
7 Rutgers 82.11 44 86.58 81.00 81.33 6 19 15 8 10 L1 5-5 12 5 3 9 4 1 3 10 15 5 1 0 vs Tulane 93.41 vs Virginia 71.24
8 Iowa 81.45 51 86.42 80.77 80.56 16 19 14 8 10 L2 4-6 11 5 5 7 3 2 5 9 9 5 5 0 at Northwestern 91.26 vs Penn State 71.05
9 Northwestern 81.03 56 87.66 80.61 78.47 36 18 17 4 14 L2 4-6 8 9 4 7 6 1 2 10 9 7 7 0 vs Creighton 97.55 vs Penn State 69.53
10 Minnesota 80.17 61 84.44 77.84 77.78 48 20 12 11 7 L1 5-5 15 3 4 7 1 2 3 9 10 3 7 0 vs Nebraska 96.21 vs New Mexico 66.20
11 Nebraska 79.92 64 87.28 79.85 78.34 38 18 13 9 9 L2 3-7 15 4 3 8 0 1 4 9 8 4 6 0 vs NC State 92.45 at Minnesota 67.59
12 Wisconsin 74.11 116 78.43 71.50 81.20 10 7 22 3 15 L7 1-9 5 9 1 12 1 1 2 11 2 10 3 1 at Maryland 83.58 vs Illinois 64.52
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 Maryland vs Minnesota W 110 - 77 103.21 1 Minnesota at Illinois W 106 - 75 17.09 1 Penn State at Michigan State W 65 - 61 18.33
2 Maryland at Penn State W 89 - 53 103.09 2 Minnesota vs Nebraska W 110 - 73 14.91 2 Penn State at Iowa W 82 - 69 11.92
3 Maryland vs Nebraska W 89 - 50 102.64 3 Penn State at Northwestern W 73 - 54 13.43 3 Minnesota vs Ohio State W 90 - 88 OT 9.79
4 Maryland at Purdue W 87 - 67 101.93 4 Northwestern vs Creighton W 75 - 52 12.62 4 Penn State at Northwestern W 73 - 54 9.03
5 Maryland vs Michigan State W 60 - 44 101.73 5 Rutgers vs Tulane W 75 - 51 12.22 5 Penn State vs Northwestern W 79 - 72 8.59
6 Michigan State vs Ohio State W 82 - 63 100.96 6 Penn State at Iowa W 82 - 69 12.06 6 Indiana vs Michigan State W 81 - 65 8.51
7 Maryland at Iowa W 76 - 56 100.51 7 Indiana vs Michigan State W 81 - 65 11.76 7 Wisconsin vs Purdue W 64 - 57 7.22
8 Ohio State vs Illinois W 117 - 74 99.50 8 Michigan State vs Ohio State W 82 - 63 11.52 8 Northwestern vs Ohio State W 86 - 82 7.03
9 Maryland vs Northwestern W 83 - 62 99.44 9 Penn State at Michigan State W 65 - 61 11.04 9 Ohio State at Maryland W 80 - 71 6.92
10 Maryland vs Indiana W 86 - 63 99.40 10 Wisconsin at Maryland L 77 - 83 11.00 10 Wisconsin at Wake Forest W 64 - 51 6.69
Big Ten standings Big Ten tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall 1 Maryland
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Maryland 16 2 31 4 8 Michigan @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
2 Ohio State 15 3 26 8      
3 Michigan State 13 5 25 9 @ Indianapolis, IN Iowa  
4 Indiana 12 6 21 12    
5 Minnesota 11 7 20 12 9 Iowa @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
6 Purdue 10 8 20 12    
7 Michigan 9 9 21 14 4 Indiana    
8 Nebraska 9 9 18 13      
9 Rutgers 8 10 19 15 5 Minnesota @ Indianapolis, IN Northwestern  
10 Iowa 8 10 19 14    
11 Penn State 6 12 12 19 12 Northwestern @ Indianapolis, IN Northwestern
12 Northwestern 4 14 18 17    
13 Wisconsin 3 15 7 22 @ Indianapolis, IN Northwestern @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
14 Illinois 2 16 9 21   2016 C-USA
13 Wisconsin 2 Ohio State Women's Basketball
  Tournament Champion
Big Ten tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized 7 Nebraska @ Indianapolis, IN Ohio State
Probabilities based on pre-tournament ratings and tournament bracket        
Reaching Reaching Winning @ Indianapolis, IN Rutgers    
Seed Team semifinals final tournament      
1 Maryland 89.63% 77.82% 22.80% 10 Rutgers @ Indianapolis, IN Michigan State
2 Ohio State 83.96% 59.73% 26.96%  
3 Michigan State 74.76% 29.44% 28.15% 3 Michigan State  
4 Indiana 64.20% 12.82% 8.55%    
5 Minnesota 23.10% 3.26% 3.93% 6 Purdue @ Indianapolis, IN Michigan State
6 Purdue 20.97% 4.74% 1.01%    
7 Nebraska 3.80% 0.95% 1.50% 11 Penn State @ Indianapolis, IN Purdue
8 Michigan 6.07% 2.79% 6.15%    
9 Iowa 4.30% 1.79% 0.07% @ Indianapolis, IN Penn State
10 Rutgers 12.24% 4.62% 0.31%  
11 Penn State 3.33% 0.43% 0.54% 14 Illinois
12 Northwestern 11.91% 1.48% 0.01%
13 Wisconsin 0.79% 0.04% 0.04%
14 Illinois 0.93% 0.08% 0.01% © Omni Rankings