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1. Maryland (22-4, 12-3): The Terrapins have built a two-game lead with a nine-game winning streak, but they have one of the toughest remaining schedules in the league.

2. Penn State (20-6, 10-5)

3. Michigan State (18-9, 10-6)

4. Illinois (17-9, 9-6): The Illini are back in the mix for the conference title race with guard Ayo Dosunmu returning from an injury scare to help end Penn State’s eight-game winning streak.

5. Iowa (19-8, 10-6): Missing C.J. Fredrick to an ankle injury hasn’t slowed down the Hawkeyes, who have 10 Quad 1 wins this year.

6. Rutgers (18-9, 9-7): The Scarlet Knights lost for the first time all season at home Wednesday falling to Michigan, but it was an impressive streak at 17 in a row.

7. Michigan (17-9, 8-7)

8. Wisconsin (16-10, 9-6)

9. Ohio State (17-9, 7-8)

10. Indiana (17-9, 7-8)

11. Purdue (14-13, 7-9)

12. Minnesota (12-13, 6-9)

13. Nebraska (7-19, 2-13)

14. Northwestern (6-19, 1-14): The Wildcats are tied with Nebraska with the longest losing streak in the Big Ten at 10 consecutive games, but five of those losses were by single digits.