04 February 2012

B1G Power Rankings: Halfway Point Edition

1.  Ohio State  Still see no reason to expect they will relinquish top dog position (change from preconference ranking: none)
2.  Wisconsin  Dominating defense, improving offense (no change)
3.  Michigan State  Day Day is underrated (no change)
4.  Michigan  Media were right, we were wrong (+2)
5.  Indiana  They're sliding but expected to right the ship (-1)
6.  Illinois  Brandon Paul to the rescue (+2)
7.  Purdue Hummel still needs another threat to emerge (-2)
8.  Minnesota Tubby doing a good job with this team without Mbakwe (+1)
9.  Northwestern  Home losses to Illinois and Purdue weigh heavily (-2)
10.  Iowa How did they win at Wisconsin? (+1)
11.  Nebraska Showing signs of life as they return to health and schedule eases (-1)
12.  Penn State It's been a tough year in State College for a number of reasons (no change)