Blog Entry

Down the stretch run

Posted on: February 13, 2010 11:36 pm
Here is the weekly updated version of the Big Ten Conference which will be updated every Saturday night.  

Michigan State 10-3 20-6
Ohio State       9-3  19-6
Illinois             9-3  17-8 
 Purdue           9-3  21-3
Wisconsin        9-4  19-6
Minnesota       5-7   14-9
Northwestern    5-7   16-8
Michigan          5-7   12-12
Indiana           3-9   9-15
Iowa               3-10  9-16
Penn State      0-12  8-16

Teams that are hot: Purdue/Ohio State and Illinois: Purdue beats sparty at home which never happens and Ohio State can't lose. These two teams will be playing this Wednesday at Ohio State. The buckeyes already beat Purdue so lets see if Matt Painter and company can turn the corner.The Illini beat MSU and won at the Kohl Center in Wisconsin. There next tough test will be Sunday against OSU.

Team Needing a Win: Obviously PSU goes here every week, but the Wildcats of Northwestern need a win to keep there touney hopes alive. The cardiac cats play Minnesota and Iowa this week.

Team with a bad week: Sparty went 1-3 this week and had a mediocre performance against Penn State. Izzo and company are slipping a little down the stretch and have a must win game tuesday against Indiana.

Teams In the Touney: Michigan State, Purdue, Wisconsin, Ohio State
Bubble Teams: Illinois (who only needs one more big win) and Northwestern.
Teams that are out but could ruin a championship: Michigan Minnesota and Indiana
The Worst of the Worst: Penn State and Iowa.

Projected Champ: Michigan State. Its my spartan bias.
Tourney Champ: Purdue. They won last year with the same team. Why not do it again?

Seeds: Purdue 2, Michigan State 3 Wisconsin 5 Ohio State 4

Big games this week. Sunday Illinois vs OSU, Pudrue vs. Illinois Saturday, Ohio State vs Purdue on Wednesday
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