Omni Rankingsô 2016-2017 Women's college basketball ratings through 4/2/17 games
Big Ten 16-17 15-16 14-15 -5
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Home court factor = 2.57 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 97.06 6 98.65 96.00 77.36 59 32 3 15 1 L1 8-2 16 1 11 1 5 1 12 3 7 0 13 0 at Indiana 107.99 vs Oregon 86.49
2 Ohio State 90.71 15 92.29 88.49 78.48 46 28 7 15 1 L1 8-2 16 2 8 2 4 3 9 7 6 0 13 0 vs Northwestern 100.21 at Michigan State 79.77
3 Purdue 87.31 23 87.31 70.56 78.24 49 23 13 10 6 L1 8-2 10 5 7 5 6 3 7 8 5 3 11 2 at Notre Dame 93.94 at Maine 63.72
4 Michigan 85.87 27 93.53 85.28 76.49 64 28 9 11 5 W6 7-3 19 1 6 6 3 2 6 8 10 0 12 1 at Georgia Tech 102.97 vs Michigan State 77.31
5 Michigan State 85.52 28 86.93 79.09 78.55 44 21 12 9 7 L2 5-5 11 3 7 7 3 2 5 9 6 1 10 2 at Michigan 96.77 at Oregon 66.41
6 Indiana 84.57 31 89.96 84.52 76.43 66 23 11 10 6 L1 7-3 15 3 6 7 2 1 5 8 9 2 9 1 vs Vanderbilt 97.18 vs Maryland 73.99
7 Iowa 83.37 43 88.83 83.37 78.56 43 20 14 8 8 L1 5-5 17 4 2 8 1 2 2 10 8 3 10 1 vs Northern Iowa 94.66 at Purdue 75.72
8 Penn State 81.83 48 83.00 74.72 76.44 65 21 11 9 7 L1 7-3 16 2 4 7 1 2 4 6 6 4 11 1 at Northwestern 90.31 at Rutgers 67.90
9 Minnesota 80.20 55 88.51 79.13 81.61 13 15 16 5 11 L1 4-6 11 5 3 8 1 3 1 14 8 2 6 0 vs Seton Hall 93.81 vs Michigan State 72.22
10 Northwestern 79.21 66 82.99 78.87 77.21 61 20 11 8 8 L1 4-6 15 2 4 8 1 1 5 10 4 1 11 0 vs Indiana 89.16 at Indiana 71.05
11 Illinois 70.82 151 72.50 67.21 77.76 55 9 22 3 13 L1 1-9 8 9 0 12 1 1 1 11 2 8 6 3 vs Rutgers 84.30 at Central Michigan 57.30
12 Wisconsin 70.53 156 70.53 62.24 76.99 62 9 22 3 13 L1 4-6 5 10 2 10 2 2 1 12 0 7 8 3 at Green Bay     81.95 vs Ole Miss       57.96
13 Nebraska 69.36 171 79.43 67.82 81.28 18 7 22 3 13 L1 2-8 7 9 0 10 0 3 2 15 2 4 3 3 at Iowa       79.69 at Wisconsin       56.54
14 Rutgers 68.07 180 75.52 67.50 78.64 42 6 24 3 13 L11 0-10 6 9 0 14 0 1 2 11 1 8 3 5 at Maryland 81.29 at Illinois 55.44
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 at Indiana W 92 - 56 107.99 1 Wisconsin at Green Bay W 54 - 53 16.34 1 Wisconsin at Green Bay W 54 - 53 31.73
2 Maryland vs Arizona State W 83 - 42 106.20 2 Illinois vs Rutgers W 78 - 41 14.99 2 Illinois vs Iowa W 70 - 65 17.65
3 Maryland vs West Virginia W 83 - 56 104.58 3 Purdue vs Wichita State W 86 - 49 13.58 3 Nebraska vs Indiana W 67 - 64 16.09
4 Maryland vs Northwestern W 96 - 65 103.15 4 Wisconsin vs Nebraska W 82 - 56 13.02 4 Nebraska vs Michigan State W 76 - 74 OT 15.52
5 Michigan at Georgia Tech W 92 - 52 102.97 5 Penn State vs Tennessee W 70 - 56 12.90 5 Rutgers vs Michigan State W 62 - 58 12.82
6 Maryland vs Minnesota W 93 - 60 102.34 6 Michigan at Georgia Tech W 92 - 52 12.13 6 Penn State vs Tennessee W 70 - 56 12.65
7 Maryland at Nebraska W 93 - 49 101.84 7 Michigan State vs Ohio State W 94 - 75 11.75 7 Purdue vs Ohio State W 71 - 60 7.79
8 Maryland at Michigan State W 89 - 72 100.85 8 Michigan State at Quinnipiac W 71 - 54 11.73 8 Michigan State at Quinnipiac W 71 - 54 7.50
9 Ohio State vs Northwestern W 99 - 68 100.21 9 Penn State vs Pitt W 91 - 62 11.69 9 Rutgers vs Bucknell W 57 - 53 7.42
10 Maryland at Illinois W 94 - 49 100.11 10 Michigan State at Michigan W 86 - 68 11.53 10 Ohio State vs Maryland W 98 - 87 6.68
Big Ten standings Big Ten tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
Conference Overall 1 Ohio State
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Maryland 15 1 32 3 8 Iowa @ Indianapolis, IN Ohio State
2 Ohio State 15 1 28 7      
3 Michigan 11 5 28 9 @ Indianapolis, IN Northwestern  
4 Purdue 10 6 23 13    
5 Indiana 10 6 23 11 9 Northwestern @ Indianapolis, IN Purdue
6 Michigan State 9 7 21 12    
7 Penn State 9 7 21 11 4 Indiana    
8 Iowa 8 8 20 14      
9 Northwestern 8 8 20 11 5 Purdue @ Indianapolis, IN Purdue  
10 Minnesota 5 11 15 16    
11 Illinois 3 13 9 22 12 Illinois @ Indianapolis, IN Purdue
12 Wisconsin 3 13 9 22    
13 Nebraska 3 13 7 22 @ Indianapolis, IN Illinois @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
14 Rutgers 3 13 6 24   2017 Big Ten
13 Nebraska 2 Maryland Women's Basketball
  Tournament Champion
Big Ten tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized 7 Penn State @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
Probabilities based on pre-tournament ratings and tournament bracket        
Reaching Reaching Winning @ Indianapolis, IN Minnesota    
Seed Team semifinals final tournament      
1 Ohio State 77.01% 55.24% 19.33% 10 Minnesota @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
2 Maryland 91.70% 77.03% 62.02%  
3 Michigan 58.58% 12.64% 6.10% 3 Michigan  
4 Indiana 58.88% 21.50% 4.40%    
5 Purdue 39.98% 12.98% 2.32% 6 Michigan State @ Indianapolis, IN Michigan State
6 Michigan State 40.95% 7.53% 3.23%    
7 Penn State 6.23% 2.28% 0.76% 11 Wisconsin @ Indianapolis, IN Michigan State
8 Iowa 17.16% 8.24% 1.49%    
9 Northwestern 5.84% 1.97% 0.22% @ Indianapolis, IN Wisconsin
10 Minnesota 2.07% 0.51% 0.12%  
11 Wisconsin 0.30% 0.01% 0.00% 14 Rutgers
12 Illinois 0.62% 0.04% 0.00%
13 Nebraska 0.52% 0.03% 0.00%
14 Rutgers 0.17% 0.00% 0.00% © Omni Rankings