Found February 04, 2013 on HawkeyeNation.com:
A new week has come and gone and it’s time to reshuffle the deck of our Power Rankings for the week of 2/5/13. 1. Indiana (LW #2): Their game against Michigan was highly entertaining on Saturday.  It reminded me of watching Big Ten basketball back in the 1980′s, which I still believe is the pinnacle of the sport, but perhaps I am biased.  The Hoosiers were hot early, Michigan answered back but there were just too many weapons for Michigan to overcome and the crowd was unreal.  These two teams play the last weekend of the regular season.  That will be appointment television. 2. Michigan (LW #1): No shame in losing at Indiana.  I was impressed with how they got back into the game in the first half after Indiana’s early onslaught. 3. Michigan State (LW #3): They host Minnesota then play at Purdue this week. Two salty and totally different tests.  I expect the Spartans to win both games.  Don’t look now but they are 18-4. 4. Ohio State (LW #4): Plays at Michigan tomorrow night and then hosts Indiana this weekend.  Yeah, we should learn more about the Buckeyes. 5. Minnesota (LW #7):  To me, they were always better than Wisconsin and Purdue, but that four-game losing streak stunk.  They are back on the right side now. 6. Wisconsin (LW #5): Still ugly as ever, but likely gonna be in the dance…again. T-7: Iowa, Northwestern and Purdue:  Yeah, this is a cop out.  But Northwestern beat Purdue by 15 in Evanston.  Iowa beat Northwestern by 20 in Evanston.  Iowa lost to Purdue in overtime, at Purdue.  You tell me? 10. Illinois: Still struggling to find any type of groove. 11. Nebraska:  Still ugly as they have been. 12. Penn State:  Still…struggling. The post Big Ten Power Rankings appeared first on Hawkeye Nation.
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