ESPN.com's Jason King says the Big Ten is the strongest conference in the nation and lists a couple different Big Ten teams among his Final Four contenders.
Ohio State's Jared Sullinger, Indiana's Cody Zeller and Michigan State's Draymond Green are Sporting News Midseason All-Americans.
The Big Ten leads all conferences with eight teams in Sporting News' latest Field of 68.
ESPN.com's Joe Lunardi has seven Big Ten teams in the NCAA tournament and another on the bubble in his latest Bracketology.
SI.com's Andy Glockner has nine Big Ten teams "in the mix" for NCAA tournament bids.
Mike DeCourcy of Sporting News names Sunday's game between No. 5/5 Ohio State and No. 7/8 Indiana one of this week's "Can't Miss" games.
Indiana has "pretty much arrived," according to SI.com's Luke Winn.