Believe it or not we have early projections out now for college basketball. Lindy’s Sports released projections for the Big Ten, Andy Katz released his preseason top-36, and Lunardi has the latest bracketology (well, okay it is from last month post-draft withdrawal deadline) projections. Let’s start off first with the Big Ten projections from Lindy’s.
Lindy’s Sports is a bit cooler on Iowa than other outlets as you can see, but they most notably for readers of this article have the Cornhuskers No. 14.
Big Ten Rankings
In addition, they project Wisconsin to make a run to the Elite 8, Iowa and Illinois to advance to the Sweet 16, MSU and OSU to make the second round, and Indiana and Rutgers to lose in the first round.