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Big 10 Basketball - Week 14 of 17

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 Wi
Schedule Content
Number of Wins
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Hover/Touch Content
Recent Games
L GPi
Games Played
20 game season
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
Purdue 11i
Purdue Recent Games

Won  Thu, Jan 26 @  Michigan      75-70 
Won  Sun, Jan 29 vs Michigan St.  77-61 
Won  Wed, Feb 01 vs Penn State    80-60 
Lost Sat, Feb 04 @  Indiana       74-79 
     Thu, Feb 09 vs Iowa         
     Sun, Feb 12 @  N. Western   
     Thu, Feb 16 @  Maryland     
     Sun, Feb 19 vs Ohio St.     

2 13 92% 6% 1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% ^ ^
Rutgers 8
Rutgers Recent Games

Won  Tue, Jan 24 vs Penn State    65-45 
Lost Sun, Jan 29 @  Iowa          82-93 
Won  Wed, Feb 01 vs Minnesota     90-55 
Won  Sat, Feb 04 vs Michigan St.  61-55 
     Tue, Feb 07 @  Indiana      
     Sat, Feb 11 @  Illinois     
     Tue, Feb 14 vs Nebraska     
     Sat, Feb 18 @  Wisconsin    

4 12 3% 33% 18% 13% 10% 8% 6% 4% 3% 2% 1% <1% <1% <1%
Iowa 7
Iowa Recent Games

Lost Thu, Jan 26 @  Michigan St.  61-63 
Won  Sun, Jan 29 vs Rutgers       93-82 
Won  Tue, Jan 31 vs N. Western    86-70 
Won  Sat, Feb 04 vs Illinois      81-79 
     Thu, Feb 09 @  Purdue       
     Sun, Feb 12 @  Minnesota    
     Thu, Feb 16 vs Ohio St.     
     Sun, Feb 19 @  N. Western   

5 12 1% 14% 15% 13% 12% 11% 10% 8% 7% 5% 3% 1% <1% <1%
Michigan 7
Michigan Recent Games

Lost Thu, Jan 26 vs Purdue        70-75 
Lost Sun, Jan 29 @  Penn State    61-83 
Won  Thu, Feb 02 @  N. Western    68-51 
Won  Sun, Feb 05 vs Ohio St.      77-69 
     Wed, Feb 08 vs Nebraska     
     Sat, Feb 11 vs Indiana      
     Tue, Feb 14 @  Wisconsin    
     Sat, Feb 18 vs Michigan St. 

5 12 <1% 5% 6% 8% 9% 10% 11% 12% 13% 12% 9% 4% <1% <1%
Maryland 7
Maryland Recent Games

Won  Wed, Jan 25 vs Wisconsin     73-55 
Won  Sat, Jan 28 vs Nebraska      82-63 
Won  Tue, Jan 31 vs Indiana       66-55 
Won  Sat, Feb 04 @  Minnesota     81-46 
     Tue, Feb 07 @  Michigan St. 
     Sat, Feb 11 vs Penn State   
     Thu, Feb 16 vs Purdue       
     Sun, Feb 19 @  Nebraska     

5 12 1% 12% 16% 15% 13% 12% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 1% <1% <1%
NorthwesternN. Western 7
Northwestern Recent Games

Won  Sat, Jan 28 vs Minnesota     81-61 
Lost Tue, Jan 31 @  Iowa          70-86 
Lost Thu, Feb 02 vs Michigan      51-68 
Won  Sun, Feb 05 @  Wisconsin     54-52 
     Thu, Feb 09 @  Ohio St.     
     Sun, Feb 12 vs Purdue       
     Wed, Feb 15 vs Indiana      
     Sun, Feb 19 vs Iowa         

5 12 1% 7% 10% 10% 11% 12% 12% 12% 11% 9% 5% 1% <1% <1%
Indiana 7
Indiana Recent Games

Won  Wed, Jan 25 @  Minnesota     61-57 
Won  Sat, Jan 28 vs Ohio St.      86-70 
Lost Tue, Jan 31 @  Maryland      55-66 
Won  Sat, Feb 04 vs Purdue        79-74 
     Tue, Feb 07 vs Rutgers      
     Sat, Feb 11 @  Michigan     
     Wed, Feb 15 @  N. Western   
     Sat, Feb 18 vs Illinois     

5 12 1% 8% 11% 12% 12% 12% 11% 11% 10% 8% 4% <1% <1% <1%
Illinois 7
Illinois Recent Games

Won  Tue, Jan 24 vs Ohio St.      69-60 
Won  Sat, Jan 28 @  Wisconsin     61-51 
Won  Tue, Jan 31 vs Nebraska      72-56 
Lost Sat, Feb 04 @  Iowa          79-81 
     Tue, Feb 07 vs Minnesota    
     Sat, Feb 11 vs Rutgers      
     Tue, Feb 14 @  Penn State   
     Sat, Feb 18 @  Indiana      

5 12 1% 10% 12% 12% 13% 12% 12% 10% 8% 6% 2% <1% <1% <1%
Michigan St. 6
Michigan St. Recent Games

Lost Sun, Jan 22 @  Indiana       69-82 
Won  Thu, Jan 26 vs Iowa          63-61 
Lost Sun, Jan 29 @  Purdue        61-77 
Lost Sat, Feb 04 @  Rutgers       55-61 
     Tue, Feb 07 vs Maryland     
     Sun, Feb 12 @  Ohio St.     
     Wed, Feb 15 vs Minnesota    
     Sat, Feb 18 @  Michigan     

6 12 <1% 4% 8% 11% 12% 13% 13% 13% 12% 8% 4% 1% 1% <1%
Wisconsin 5
Wisconsin Recent Games

Lost Wed, Jan 25 @  Maryland      55-73 
Lost Sat, Jan 28 vs Illinois      51-61 
Won  Thu, Feb 02 @  Ohio St.      65-60 
Lost Sun, Feb 05 vs N. Western    52-54 
     Wed, Feb 08 @  Penn State   
     Sat, Feb 11 @  Nebraska     
     Tue, Feb 14 vs Michigan     
     Sat, Feb 18 vs Rutgers      

7 12 <1% <1% 1% 2% 3% 5% 7% 10% 14% 20% 22% 14% 2% <1%
Penn State 5
Penn State Recent Games

Lost Tue, Jan 24 @  Rutgers       45-65 
Won  Sun, Jan 29 vs Michigan      83-61 
Lost Wed, Feb 01 @  Purdue        60-80 
Lost Sun, Feb 05 @  Nebraska      63-72 
     Wed, Feb 08 vs Wisconsin    
     Sat, Feb 11 @  Maryland     
     Tue, Feb 14 vs Illinois     
     Sat, Feb 18 @  Minnesota    

7 12 <1% 1% 2% 3% 4% 5% 7% 9% 12% 17% 24% 10% 4% <1%
Nebraska 4
Nebraska Recent Games

Lost Wed, Jan 25 vs N. Western    63-78 
Lost Sat, Jan 28 @  Maryland      63-82 
Lost Tue, Jan 31 @  Illinois      56-72 
Won  Sun, Feb 05 vs Penn State    72-63 
     Wed, Feb 08 @  Michigan     
     Sat, Feb 11 vs Wisconsin    
     Tue, Feb 14 @  Rutgers      
     Sun, Feb 19 vs Maryland     

9 13 <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% 1% 2% 4% 8% 18% 50% 16% 2%
Ohio St. 3
Ohio St. Recent Games

Lost Tue, Jan 24 @  Illinois      60-69 
Lost Sat, Jan 28 @  Indiana       70-86 
Lost Thu, Feb 02 vs Wisconsin     60-65 
Lost Sun, Feb 05 @  Michigan      69-77 
     Thu, Feb 09 vs N. Western   
     Sun, Feb 12 vs Michigan St. 
     Thu, Feb 16 @  Iowa         
     Sun, Feb 19 @  Purdue       

9 12 <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% 1% 2% 5% 15% 65% 11%
Minnesota 1
Minnesota Recent Games

Lost Wed, Jan 25 vs Indiana       57-61 
Lost Sat, Jan 28 @  N. Western    61-81 
Lost Wed, Feb 01 @  Rutgers       55-90 
Lost Sat, Feb 04 vs Maryland      46-81 
     Tue, Feb 07 @  Illinois     
     Sun, Feb 12 vs Iowa         
     Wed, Feb 15 @  Michigan St. 
     Sat, Feb 18 vs Penn State   

11 12 X X <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% <1% 2% 11% 87%
  • 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 61%
(14)Minnesota 1 11 22%
(13)Ohio St. 3 9 12%
(12)Nebraska 4 9 4%
(10)Wisconsin 5 7 <1%
(9)Michigan St. 6 6 <1%
(4)Michigan 7 5 <1%
(3)Iowa 7 5 <1%
(6)NorthwesternN. Western 7 5 <1%
(8)Illinois 7 5 <1%
(7)Indiana 7 5 <1%
(5)Maryland 7 5 <1%
(2)Rutgers 8 4 <1%
(1)Purdue 11 2 <1%
Elimination X



Nittany Lions Conference Schedule
Current Week 14
Week Wk Opponent Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
5 Michigan St.
(14‑9)
58‑67 Home Wed Dec 7, 6:30 pm
5 Illinois
(16‑7)
74‑59 Away Sat Dec 10, 12:00 pm
8 Iowa
(15‑8)
83‑79 Home Sun Jan 1, 5:30 pm
9 Michigan
(13‑10)
69‑79 Away Wed Jan 4, 7:00 pm
9 Purdue
(22‑2)
63‑76 Home Sun Jan 8, 6:00 pm
10 Indiana
(16‑7)
85‑66 Home Wed Jan 11, 7:00 pm
11 Wisconsin
(13‑9)
60‑63 Away Tue Jan 17, 8:30 pm
11 Nebraska
(11‑13)
76‑65 Home Sat Jan 21, 2:15 pm
12 Rutgers
(16‑7)
45‑65 Away Tue Jan 24, 6:30 pm
12 Michigan
(13‑10)
83‑61 Home Sun Jan 29, 12:00 pm
13 Purdue
(22‑2)
60‑80 Away Wed Feb 1, 6:30 pm
13 Nebraska
(11‑13)
63‑72 Away Sun Feb 5, 4:30 pm
14 Wisconsin
(13‑9)
  Home Wed Feb 8, 8:30 pm
14 Maryland
(16‑7)
  Away Sat Feb 11, 12:00 pm
15 Illinois
(16‑7)
  Home Tue Feb 14, 7:00 pm
15 Minnesota
(7‑15)
  Away Sat Feb 18, 7:00 pm
16 Ohio St.
(11‑12)
  Away Thu Feb 23, 6:30 pm
16 Rutgers
(16‑7)
  Home Sun Feb 26, 6:30 pm
17 NorthwesternN. Western
(16‑7)
  Away Wed Mar 1, 9:00 pm
17 Maryland
(16‑7)
  Home Sun Mar 5, 12:00 pm


Nittany Lions Nonconference Schedule
Week Wk Opponent Conference Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
1 Winthrop
(11‑14)
Big SouthBig South 93‑68 Home Mon Nov 7
1 Loyola-MD
(8‑17)
Patriot LeaguePatriot League 90‑65 Home Thu Nov 10
2 Butler
(11‑13)
Big EastBig East 68‑62 Home Mon Nov 14
2 Furman
(19‑6)
SouthernSouthern 73‑68 Home Thu Nov 17
2 Virginia Tech
(14‑9)
ACCACC 59‑61 Away Fri Nov 18
2 Colorado St.
(10‑14)
Mountain WestMntn West 68‑56 Away Sun Nov 20
3 Lafayette
(7‑18)
Patriot LeaguePatriot League 70‑57 Home Fri Nov 25
4 Clemson
(18‑6)
ACCACC 94‑101 (OT) Away Tue Nov 29
6 Canisius
(5‑17)
Metro AtlanticMetro Atlantic 97‑67 Home Sun Dec 18, 12:00 pm
7 Quinnipiac
(17‑7)
Metro AtlanticMetro Atlantic 77‑68 Home Thu Dec 22, 8:30 pm
8 Delaware St.
(4‑16)
MideasternMid-Eastern 60‑46 Home Thu Dec 29, 2:00 pm