MADISON, WI (WHBL) - How tight is the group at the top of the Big Ten Conference basketball standings? With the right results, there could be a five-way tie for first-place after this weekend. There’s a three-way tie right now. Michigan, Indiana and Michigan State are all 8-2, with Ohio State and Wisconsin holding 7-3 records. The Badgers host Michigan today. Michigan State is at Purdue today and Indiana is in Columbus to play the Buckeyes tomorrow. Wins by Wisconsin, Purdue and Ohio State would create that five-way tie more than half-way through the conference schedule.
Coverage of the Wisconsin-Michigan game on WHBL begins at 10am. Game-time is 11am.