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Big 10 Basketball Preview: Incredible 9 Likely Bids

Big 10 Basketball Preview: Incredible 9 Likely Bids

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Despite being the first to spot Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky as an All-American and touting the Big Ten as the top conference last year, we do have the Badgers a little lower at 10th and in a tough battle with eight other likely tournament teams. The team rankings and top-20 players based on www.valueaddbasketball.com follow:

Rankings of Big Ten Teams

10, Wisconsin, 36.84

20, Michigan, 29.98

21, Ohio St., 29.48

27, Indiana, 27.03

28, Maryland, 26.60

29, Illinois, 26.24

38, Iowa, 24.20

42, Michigan St., 22.98

43, Nebraska, 22.93

61, Purdue, 18.62

Average Top 10, 26.49

72, Minnesota, 17.14

93, Northwestern, 13.40

97, Penn St., 12.88

112, Rutgers, 11.34

Natl rnk Player (Team) Ht 2015 Value
4 Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin) 7’0 10.20
12 Sam Dekker (Wisconsin) 6’7″ 9.07
27 Caris LeVert (Michigan) 6’6″ 7.97
29 Rayvonte Rice (Illinois) 6’4″ 7.95
33 Terran Petteway (Nebraska) 6’6″ 7.71
44 Kevin (Yogi) Ferrell (Indiana) 6’0 7.15
52 Branden Dawson (Michigan St.) 6’6″ 6.89
63 Aaron White (Iowa) 6’9″ 6.56
69 Dezmine Wells (Maryland) 6’5″ 6.34
106 Derrick Walton (Michigan) 6’1″ 5.61
111 Nigel Hayes (Wisconsin) 6’7″ 5.58
113 Zak Irvin (Michigan) 6’6″ 5.55
114 D’Angelo Russell (Ohio St.) 6’5″ 5.54
116 AJ Hammons (Purdue) 7’0 5.53
130 Josh Gasser (Wisconsin) 6’3″ 5.39
144 Shannon Scott (Ohio St.) 6’1″ 5.26
151 Walter Pitchford (Nebraska) 6’10” 5.22
159 DJ Newbill (Penn St.) 6’4″ 5.16
167 Robert Carter (Maryland) 6’8″ 5.11
179 Adam Woodbury (Iowa) 7’1″ 5.00


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