ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Big Ten confirmed Tuesday that its regular-season basketball championship will be determined based on winning percentage.
Michigan, at 13-1 in conference play, is the current leader on the men’s side. Second-place Illinois, which is 14-4, played at Michigan on Tuesday night.READ MORE: Parts Of Broening Highway In Dundalk Will Be Repaved By The End Of May
The clarification from a league spokesman was needed because Michigan is on track to play just 17 conference games, while Illinois is set to play the full 20. Assuming no more changes to the schedule, Michigan can wrap up the league’s top winning percentage by winning one of its final three games.READ MORE: Lawyers Don't Seek Trial Delay In Capital Gazette Shooting Case
The race was closer on the women’s side. Maryland is 15-1 and Indiana is 14-2.MORE NEWS: Police Officer Burned In Fire In West Baltimore Earlier Friday Evening
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