Two games left for most teams, and even with only one week left in the Big Ten season, the balance of power could potentially still shift.
Ohio State clings to a somewhat tenuous one game lead atop the conference standings, with Purdue just trailing them and Wisconsin two games off the pace.
The Boilermakers have the easiest final week of the three, staying at home to take on an underachieving Illinois squad, then traveling to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to take on a young team in the Hawkeyes.
Wisconsin has road trips to Bloomington and Columbus in the offing, while the Buckeyes tangle with the Nittany Lions on the road, then travel home for a revenge battle in a grudge match with the Badgers.
While we are talking conference issues...
Someone please explain why Michigan State is in the bubble discussion and Michigan is not.
After that's finished, take a couple of minutes and check out these Big Ten Power Rankings, complete with every team's NCAA tournament status.