No basketball conference in the country is deeper than the Big Ten. Right now, 12 conference teams are in the top 50 of Ken Pomeroy’s adjusted efficiency metric. Every night, fans and analysts have no idea what to expect.
This weekend, Minnesota upset No. 7 Michigan and became the fourth team in the country to post four wins over ranked opponents. The Gophers’ 75-57 win grabbed the attention of analysts and bracketologists across the nation. Now, after playing seven consecutive games against ranked opponents, the Gophers will enter an easier portion of their schedule. Could Minnesota be a deep sleeper?
I joined Ben Stevens on the Locked on Big Ten podcast to discuss that topic. We also recapped a fun weekend of hoops action in the conference. Which teams are grabbing our attention? Listen below to find out: