World-Herald staff writer Lee Barfknecht ranks the Big Ten men’s basketball teams as published in The World-Herald on Tuesday, Feb. 18. National ranking from NCAA.com.
1. Indiana (23-3, 11-2, 12th): This week: at Michigan State. How competitive is Tom Crean? On Monday’s coaches call, he grilled the moderator on the criteria for voting on Big Ten player of the week, particularly how important winning games is.