After a disappointing loss to Northwestern, Indiana's NCAA tournament hopes took a big hit. The Hoosiers, 12-6 (2-3), need to string together a series of victories in order to get back on track.
But, the Big Ten conference is a double-edged sword. Yes, it offers tough competition that, with victories, can improve the Hoosiers' tournament resume, but, at the same time, IU's upcoming schedule is no picnic.
Every remaining game for the Hoosiers is important, but let's take a look at the biggest left. The games were picked based on how they can help Indiana turn its season around and improve its NCAA tournament chances the most.