Perennial powers North Carolina and Kansas earned the top two seeds in the Midwest region, but it may well be the easiest one of the four.
Now that the field has been set, I’ll be posting team profiles of all 68 teams, broken down by regions.
Next up is the St. Louis region, which features perennial contenders North Carolina and Kansas as well as regular season champions from the Big Ten, Atlantic 10, and Mountain West.
Michigan, Michigan State, and Ohio State all finished in a first-place tie for the Big Ten regular season title, and the Big Ten Tournament gives them a chance to settle it on the floor when the action starts on Thursday. However, don’t count out the likes of Wisconsin and Indiana, who have also proved their mettle in the nation’s top-rated conference.
By this time next Sunday, we’ll actually have a bracket to look at, so this will be the last set of power rankings for the season.
The regular season is now over and the final standings and seeds are set. Click to see the Big Ten Tournament bracket and TV schedule.
The Big Ten has established itself as the nation’s top conference this season, and a slew of Top 25 teams and at-large hopefuls should make for an incredible conference tournament when the action starts in Indianapolis on March 8th.