February 1, 2023

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The calendar has turned to 2023 and right here’s how the Large Ten Basketball Rankings stack up kicking off the primary week of the brand new yr:

1. PURDUE @BoilerBall

A loss to Rutgers is the one blemish on the Boilermakers report to date this season. Zach Edey stays the most effective participant in school basketball and Purdue remains to be a powerhouse.

2. OHIO STATE @OhioStateHoops

Offense has been the calling card for the Buckeyes this season. Ohio State performs exhausting and most of their losses have come down the wire.


Constant play has made Wisconsin a whole group this yr. Tyler Wahl, Chucky Hepburn and Steven Crowl have been the core trio to assist the Badgers to a 10-2 begin.

4. RUTGERS @RutgersMBB

The Scarlet Knights knocked off the nation’s prime group in Purdue to start the week. Steve Pykiel’s acquired a gaggle of scrappy gamers that look to make some noise within the coming months.

5. INDIANA @IndianaMBB 

Trayce Jackson-Davis leads this squad with greater than ample assist from Xavier Johnson and Jalen Hood-Schifino. The Hoosiers are a tough match-up for any group.


It’s been almost a month for the reason that final time Penn State misplaced a sport. Jalen Pickett and Seth Lundy are a strong duo for the Nittany Lions.


Success and turmoil have categorized the Combating Illini to date this marketing campaign. How far Brad Underwood’s group can go relies on what model of the Combating Illini take the court docket.

8. MARYLAND @TerrapinHoops

The phrases stumbled – badly – in opposition to Michigan. Maryland has to get a full 40 minute efficiency on the court docket extra recurrently.


Perhaps the most important optimistic shock of the season is the story of the Wildcats. However Northwestern must maintain this success and keep away from the second half nostril dive of a yr in the past.

10. MICHIGAN STATE @MSU_Basketball

A win versus Kentucky positively was a press release win for Michigan State. However there hasn’t been a lot else on that degree in East Lansing at the least but anyway.

11. MICHIGAN @umichbball

A loss to Central Michigan was a bitter vacation season present for Wolverines followers. Michigan wants extra contributions from gamers not named Hunter Dickinson or Jett Howard.

12. IOWA @IowaHoops

Hawkeye followers are nonetheless in disbelief about Iowa’s loss to Japanese Illinois. Iowa has misplaced 5 of its final seven video games and must get issues found out quick.

13. NEBRASKA @HuskerHoops

The Huskers are nonetheless down within the rankings however this group is taking part in infinitely higher than the crew Fred Hoiberg had in Lincoln a yr in the past.


The Gophers are off to an 0-2 begin in convention play and proper now don’t seem like a group able to erasing the goose egg.







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