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Big 10 Basketball - Week 13 of 17

Northwestern Most Important Games

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

Northwestern Most Important Games
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Game
Winner
Northwestern 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
NorthwesternN. Western
(14‑5)

vs
Michigan
(11‑10)
43 NorthwesternN. Western Wins 1% 18% 14% 12% 11% 9% 9% 8% 7% 6% 4% 2% <1% <1%
Current Probabilities 1% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Michigan Wins <1% 10% 9% 10% 9% 9% 9% 10% 9% 9% 9% 5% 2% <1%
Nebraska
(10‑12)

vs
Illinois
(15‑6)
5 Nebraska Wins 1% 17% 13% 11% 10% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 6% 3% 2% <1%
Current Probabilities 1% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Illinois Wins 1% 15% 12% 10% 10% 10% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Minnesota
(7‑13)

vs
Rutgers
(14‑7)
3 Minnesota Wins 1% 17% 12% 11% 10% 9% 8% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Current Probabilities 1% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Rutgers Wins 1% 15% 13% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Purdue
(21‑1)

vs
Penn State
(14‑7)
3 Purdue Wins 1% 16% 12% 10% 10% 9% 9% 8% 7% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Current Probabilities 1% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Penn State Wins 3% 14% 12% 10% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Ohio St.
(11‑10)

vs
Wisconsin
(12‑7)
2 Ohio St. Wins 1% 16% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Current Probabilities 1% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Wisconsin Wins 1% 15% 12% 11% 9% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Maryland
(14‑7)

vs
Indiana
(15‑6)
2 Maryland Wins 1% 15% 12% 11% 9% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Current Probabilities 1% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 1% <1%
Indiana Wins 1% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 3% 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