1. Michigan (14-1, 9-1)

 2. Ohio State (17-4, 11-4)

 3. Illinois (15-5, 11-3) Star guard Ayo Dosunmu is stringing together late-game heroics like he's campaigning to dethrone Iowa's Luka Garza for Big Ten player of the year.

 4. Iowa (15-6, 9-5)

 5. Wisconsin (15-7, 9-6)

 6. Purdue (14-8, 9-6)33 The Boilermakers aren't an NCAA tournament bubble team currently, but they could be if they lose the next two games, at Nebraska and at Penn State.

 7. Rutgers (12-7, 8-7)

 8. Indiana (12-9, 7-7)

 9. Maryland (13-10, 7-9) The Terrapins are on the bubble now after securing a season sweep of the Gophers and not losing in back-to-back games vs. lowly Nebraska.

10. Gophers (13-9, 6-9) Losing starting guard and lockdown defender Gabe Kalscheur (broken finger) is a major blow, especially for a team that struggles defensively anyway.

11. Michigan State (10-9, 4-9)

12. Penn State (7-10, 4-9)

13. Nebraska (5-14, 1-11) The Huskers lost a heartbreaker to Illinois in overtime, but they finally ended their streak of 26 straight Big Ten losses by winning at Penn State.

14. Northwestern (6-13, 3-12)