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Big 10 Basketball - Week 13 of 17

Michigan St. Most Important Games

The Most Important Games for the Michigan St. Spartans are those conference games in the upcoming week whose outcome most changes the Spartans final standings. The Importance Factor provides a relative importance between games. Michigan St. Spartans fans can use this table to identify the most interesting conference games in the upcoming week of play.

Michigan St. Most Important Games
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Game
Winner
Michigan St. Resultant Probabilities
Regular Season Finish
1*
First and Second
Round Byes
2*
First and Second
Round Byes
3*
First and Second
Round Byes
4*
First and Second
Round Byes
5**
First Round Bye
6**
First Round Bye
7**
First Round Bye
8**
First Round Bye
9**
First Round Bye
10**
First Round Bye
11 12 13 14
Minnesota
(7‑13)

vs
Rutgers
(14‑7)
6 Minnesota Wins <1% 13% 16% 15% 13% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Current Probabilities <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Rutgers Wins <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 3% 1% <1% <1%
Purdue
(21‑1)

vs
Penn State
(14‑7)
5 Purdue Wins <1% 12% 16% 16% 14% 11% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Current Probabilities <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Penn State Wins <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 3% 1% <1% <1%
Michigan
(11‑10)

vs
NorthwesternN. Western
(14‑5)
5 Michigan Wins <1% 14% 16% 15% 13% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 3% 1% <1% <1%
Current Probabilities <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
NorthwesternN. Western Wins <1% 11% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Nebraska
(10‑12)

vs
Illinois
(15‑6)
5 Nebraska Wins <1% 14% 16% 14% 13% 11% 10% 7% 6% 4% 3% 1% <1% <1%
Current Probabilities <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Illinois Wins <1% 11% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Ohio St.
(11‑10)

vs
Wisconsin
(12‑7)
2 Ohio St. Wins <1% 12% 16% 16% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Current Probabilities <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Wisconsin Wins <1% 12% 15% 15% 13% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 3% 1% <1% <1%
Maryland
(14‑7)

vs
Indiana
(15‑6)
2 Maryland Wins <1% 13% 15% 15% 13% 11% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Current Probabilities <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Indiana Wins <1% 12% 15% 15% 14% 13% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
  • *  denotes first and second round byes in the post season conference tournament
  • ** denotes first round bye in the post season conference tournament