PlayoffStatus.com

Sun Mar 13 10:15 pm

Big 10 Basketball - Regular Season Complete

Penn State Nittany Lions Standings

Where are the Penn State Nittany Lions going to finish in the regular season standings and be seeded in the post season tournament? The Penn State standings table presents the probabilities of the Nittany Lions winning different finishing spots. All future unplayed conference games are assumed won/lost with a probability based upon relative team strengths.

Big 10 Basketball Standings
Record Rcrd Regular Season Finish
Team W L GP 1* 2* 3* 4* 5** 6** 7** 8** 9** 10** 11 12 13 14
Illinois 15 5 20 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Wisconsin 15 5 20 X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Purdue 14 6 20 X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Rutgers 12 8 20 X X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Iowa 12 8 20 X X X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Ohio St. 12 8 20 X X X X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Michigan St. 11 9 20 X X X X X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Michigan 11 9 20 X X X X X X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Indiana 9 11 20 X X X X X X X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Maryland 7 13 20 X X X X X X X X X 100% ^ ^ ^ ^
Penn State 7 13 20 X X X X X X X X X X 100% ^ ^ ^
NorthwesternN. Western 7 13 20 X X X X X X X X X X X 100% ^ ^
Nebraska 4 16 20 X X X X X X X X X X X X 100% ^
Minnesota 4 16 20 X X X X X X X X X X X X X 100%
  • 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
  • Table Sorting Method
  • *  denotes first and second round byes in the post season conference tournament
  • ** denotes first round bye in the post season conference tournament


(11) Nittany Lions 1st Round Playoff Matchup Probabilities
Record Probability
Opponent W L
Bye X
(14)Minnesota 4 16 100%
(1)Illinois 15 5 X
(2)Wisconsin 15 5 X
(3)Purdue 14 6 X
(4)Rutgers 12 8 X
(5)Iowa 12 8 X
(6)Ohio St. 12 8 X
(7)Michigan St. 11 9 X
(8)Michigan 11 9 X
(9)Indiana 9 11 X
(10)Maryland 7 13 X
(12)NorthwesternN. Western 7 13 X
(13)Nebraska 4 16 X
Elimination X



Nittany Lions Conference Schedule
Current Week
Week Wk Opponent Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
4 Ohio St.
(19‑11)
64‑76 Home Sun Dec 5
5 Michigan St.
(22‑12)
64‑80 Away Sat Dec 11
8 Indiana
(20‑13)
61‑58 Home Sun Jan 2
9 NorthwesternN. Western
(15‑16)
74‑70 Away Wed Jan 5
9 Purdue
(27‑7)
67‑74 Home Sat Jan 8
10 Rutgers
(18‑13)
66‑49 Home Tue Jan 11
10 Ohio St.
(19‑11)
56‑61 Away Sun Jan 16
11 Iowa
(26‑9)
51‑68 Away Sat Jan 22
12 Indiana
(20‑13)
57‑74 Away Wed Jan 26
13 Iowa
(26‑9)
90‑86 (OT) Home Mon Jan 31
13 Wisconsin
(24‑7)
49‑51 Away Sat Feb 5, 6:00 pm
14 Michigan
(17‑14)
57‑58 Home Tue Feb 8, 9:00 pm
14 Minnesota
(13‑17)
70‑76 Away Sat Feb 12, 8:30 pm
15 Michigan St.
(22‑12)
62‑58 Home Tue Feb 15, 6:30 pm
15 Minnesota
(13‑17)
67‑46 Home Thu Feb 17, 4:00 pm
16 Maryland
(15‑17)
61‑67 Away Mon Feb 21, 7:00 pm
16 NorthwesternN. Western
(15‑16)
67‑60 Home Fri Feb 25, 7:00 pm
16 Nebraska
(10‑22)
70‑93 Home Sun Feb 27, 7:00 pm
17 Illinois
(22‑9)
55‑60 Away Thu Mar 3, 7:00 pm
17 Rutgers
(18‑13)
58‑59 Away Sun Mar 6, 12:00 pm


Nittany Lions Nonconference Schedule
Week Wk Opponent Conference Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
1 Youngstown St. ‑‑ 75‑59 Home Wed Nov 10
2 UMass ‑‑ 56‑81 Away Mon Nov 15
2 St. Francis (NY) ‑‑ 74‑59 Home Thu Nov 18
3 Cornell ‑‑ 85‑74 Home Mon Nov 22
3 LSU
(22‑11)
SECSEC 63‑68 (OT) Away Fri Nov 26
3 Oregon St.
(3‑28)
PAC 12PAC 12 60‑45 Away Sat Nov 27
4 Miami
(23‑10)
ACCACC 58‑63 Home Wed Dec 1
5 Wagner ‑‑ 74‑54 Home Wed Dec 8