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Big 10 Basketball - Week 16 of 18

Big 10 Basketball Losing Magic Numbers

How close is your team from being eliminated from winning a finishing spot? A Losing Magic Number is the number of consecutive upcoming conference games a team must lose to guarantee losing a given finishing spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team's standings page.

Big 10 Basketball Standings
Record Rcrd Regular Season Finish
Team W L 1* 2* 3* 4* 5** 6** 7** 8** 9** 10** 11 12 13 14
Michigan 12 3 5 MW MW MW MW MW MW MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Michigan St. 12 3 5 MW MW MW MW MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Purdue 11 3 4 6 MW MW MW MW MW MW MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Wisconsin 10 5 2 4 5 5 MW MW MW MW MW MW ^ ^ ^ ^
Maryland 10 5 2 4 5 5 MW MW MW MW MW MW ^ ^ ^ ^
Iowa 9 5 2 3 4 5 5 MW MW MW MW MW MW MW ^ ^
Minnesota 7 8 X 1 2 2 3 4 MW MW MW MW MW MW MW MW
Ohio St. 6 8 X 1 2 2 3 3 6 6 MW MW MW MW MW MW
Illinois 6 9 X X 1 1 1 2 5 5 MW MW MW MW MW MW
Rutgers 5 10 X X X X X 2 2 5 5 MW MW MW MW MW
Nebraska 5 10 X X X X 1 2 4 4 5 MW MW MW MW MW
Indiana 4 10 X X X X 1 2 4 4 5 5 6 MW MW MW
NorthwesternN. Western 3 11 X X X X X 1 3 3 4 4 5 6 MW MW
Penn State 2 12 X X X X X X 2 2 2 2 3 4 6 MW
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • numeric indicates the number of consecutive upcoming games that must be lost to guarantee losing this spot
  • "MW" indicates the team Might Win the playoff spot despite losing all of its remaining games
  • *  denotes first and second round byes in the post season conference tournament
  • ** denotes first round bye in the post season conference tournament