The little five

The bottom five teams in the Big Ten are a combined 3-23 in conference play and have lost a combined 18 games in a row.

Conf. rec. Lost in row Last win Conf. victory

Illinois 1-4 1 Jan. 10 vs. Purdue

Penn State* 1-4 2 Jan. 5 vs. Gophers

Wisconsin 1-4 3 Jan. 2 vs. Rutgers

Rutgers 0-5 5 Dec. 28 —

Gophers 0-6 7 Dec. 16 —

* played Saturday night