Omni Rankingsô 2017-2018 Women's college basketball ratings through 12/9/17 games
Big Ten 17-18 16-17 15-16 -5
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Home court factor = 2.97 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 Ohio State 94.78 10 98.38 94.16 79.07 13 9 2 0 0 W2 8-2 5 1 1 1 3 0 3 2 4 0 2 0 vs FGCU 105.33 at Duke 88.71
2 Maryland 91.18 14 96.98 90.78 72.81 108 9 2 0 0 W7 8-2 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 5 0 vs Albany 96.91 at Virginia 86.67
3 Iowa 87.84 21 89.14 85.17 72.83 107 10 1 0 0 W3 9-1 6 1 1 0 3 0 2 1 4 0 4 0 vs Elon 95.04 vs Charlotte 83.41
4 Michigan State 86.79 27 93.77 86.79 75.72 42 6 3 0 0 W1   5 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 3 1 3 0 vs Oakland 95.41 vs Western Michigan 80.42
5 Rutgers 85.46 30 86.67 77.50 77.15 30 9 2 0 0 W4 8-2 5 0 3 0 1 2 1 1 6 1 2 0 vs Seton Hall 92.85 vs Washington State 78.70
6 Michigan 84.25 40 84.81 82.16 75.44 46 7 2 0 0 W3   4 1 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 4 0 at LIU Brooklyn 87.47 vs Oakland 79.53
7 Minnesota 83.85 43 85.21 83.43 68.95 215 9 1 0 0 W2 9-1 5 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 6 0 vs Lehigh 89.36 at North Carolina 79.30
8 Purdue 80.79 55 86.57 80.23 74.97 55 6 4 0 0 W1 6-4 3 1 2 2 1 1 0 3 3 1 3 0 at Central Michigan 85.84 vs Ball State 76.40
9 Penn State 78.35 69 82.78 78.35 69.27 205 8 3 0 0 L1 7-3 6 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 3 1 5 1 vs Manhattan 84.60 vs Louisiana Tech 71.69
10 Indiana 78.18 73 84.92 78.18 73.70 79 6 4 0 0 W2 6-4 4 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 3 0 vs Arkansas State 85.28 vs Auburn 72.72
11 Northwestern 75.36 98 80.46 75.36 70.53 176 5 4 0 0 L3   2 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 4 3 0 vs Oakland 82.58 vs Chattanooga 67.94
12 Nebraska 74.39 112 74.79 71.64 69.13 209 7 3 0 0 W3 7-3 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 4 1 at Kansas       84.65 vs Clemson       68.12
13 Wisconsin 71.73 144 73.46 69.66 73.73 78 6 5 0 0 L1 5-5 4 1 1 3 1 1 0 2 2 3 4 0 vs UT Rio Grande Valley     78.03 vs Green Bay     64.31
14 Illinois 66.75 204 67.57 63.74 67.77 242 7 4 0 0 W2 6-4 4 2 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 7 0 vs Indiana State 76.54 vs Virginia Tech 55.75
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 Ohio State vs FGCU W 104 - 62 105.33 1 Nebraska at Kansas W 66 - 49 13.01 1 Nebraska at Kansas W 66 - 49 10.07
2 Ohio State vs Stanford W 85 - 64 100.66 2 Illinois vs Indiana State W 81 - 52 11.76 2 Wisconsin at Pitt W 58 - 57 5.69
3 Ohio State vs Quinnipiac W 95 - 63 99.93 3 Rutgers at Temple W 84 - 67 9.60 3 Illinois vs Wichita State W 68 - 67 4.59
4 Ohio State vs Idaho W 99 - 56 99.06 4 Ohio State vs FGCU W 104 - 62 9.60 4 Northwestern vs Auburn W 49 - 48 4.22
5 Ohio State at Florida W 103 - 77 97.84 5 Rutgers vs Seton Hall W 70 - 45 8.87 5 Iowa vs Elon W 74 - 61 3.62
6 Maryland vs Albany W 91 - 58 96.91 6 Iowa vs Elon W 74 - 61 7.91 6 Rutgers at Temple W 84 - 67 3.25
7 Michigan State vs Oakland W 95 - 63 95.41 7 Wisconsin vs UT Rio Grande Valley W 82 - 54 7.56 7 Nebraska at Drake W 89 - 84 2OT 3.19
8 Iowa vs Elon W 74 - 61 95.04 8 Rutgers at Charlotte W 77 - 54 6.93 8 Wisconsin vs Vanderbilt W 73 - 71 OT 0.06
9 Michigan State vs Robert Morris W 100 - 58 94.87 9 Iowa vs Northern Illinois W 105 - 80 6.71 9      
10 Ohio State vs Louisville L 90 - 95 OT 93.87 10 Illinois at Memphis W 63 - 47 5.87 10      
Big Ten projected 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 Ohio State 13 3 25 5 8 Purdue @ Indianapolis, IN Ohio State
2 Maryland 12 4 23 6      
3 Iowa 11 5 23 6 @ Indianapolis, IN Purdue  
4 Michigan State 10 6 19 10    
5 Rutgers 10 6 21 9 9 Penn State @ Indianapolis, IN Ohio State
6 Michigan 9 7 20 9    
7 Minnesota 9 7 21 8 4 Michigan State    
8 Purdue 8 8 17 13      
9 Penn State 6 10 15 14 5 Rutgers @ Indianapolis, IN Michigan State  
10 Indiana 6 10 14 15    
11 Northwestern 6 10 14 16 12 Nebraska @ Indianapolis, IN Rutgers
12 Nebraska 5 11 14 15    
13 Wisconsin 4 12 11 18 @ Indianapolis, IN Nebraska @ Indianapolis, IN Ohio State
14 Illinois 3 13 11 19   2018 Big Ten
13 Wisconsin 2 Maryland Women's Basketball
  Tournament Champion
Big Ten tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized 7 Minnesota @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket        
Reaching Reaching Winning @ Indianapolis, IN Minnesota    
Seed Team semifinals final tournament      
1 Ohio State 86.67% 64.84% 44.05% 10 Indiana @ Indianapolis, IN Maryland
2 Maryland 75.40% 48.50% 23.64%  
3 Iowa 65.82% 30.31% 11.91% 3 Iowa  
4 Michigan State 59.52% 19.47% 8.70%    
5 Rutgers 37.60% 11.10% 4.52% 6 Michigan @ Indianapolis, IN Iowa
6 Michigan 30.81% 11.05% 3.32%    
7 Minnesota 19.17% 8.14% 2.36% 11 Northwestern @ Indianapolis, IN Michigan
8 Purdue 8.52% 2.95% 0.83%    
9 Penn State 4.81% 1.35% 0.31% @ Indianapolis, IN Northwestern
10 Indiana 5.43% 1.47% 0.26%  
11 Northwestern 3.21% 0.52% 0.07% 14 Illinois
12 Nebraska 2.04% 0.22% 0.03%
13 Wisconsin 0.84% 0.07% 0.01%
14 Illinois 0.17% 0.01% 0.00% © Omni Rankings