Big Ten's Women's Basketball Power Rankings: Indiana, Iowa, and Ohio State battle it out for regular season title.

The #2 Buckeyes, #14 Hoosiers, and #4 Hawkeyes are in a three-way battle for first place in the Big Ten and the number one seed in the Big Ten Tournament. Indiana's upset loss to Illinois, however, likely cost them the regular season title and the opportunity to be the #1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament.

Indiana's Yarden Garzon (12) scores over Purdue's Madison Layden (33) during the first half of the
Indiana's Yarden Garzon (12) scores over Purdue's Madison Layden (33) during the first half of the / Rich Janzaruk/Herald Times / USA TODAY
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Three teams have separated themselves from the rest of the Big Ten. #2 Ohio State, #4 Iowa, and #14 Indiana have established themselves as the standard of Big Ten Women's basketball. After being upset in Lincoln, the Hawkeyes rebounded and defeated Michigan. Caitlin Clark scored 49 points and broke Kelsey Plum's record for most points all-time in Division I.

Ohio State plays second fiddle to no one. The Buckeyes have won 12 straight games. They've been dominant in their last games, defeating everyone by 15 or more points. The Buckeyes are playing smothering defense and scoring off turnovers. Ohio State forced 30 turnovers in their 80-47 blowout win against Nebraska.

Elsewhere in the Big Ten

Penn State is on a slide, losing five games in a row. After playing Wisconsin tough, they were dominated by Illinois and Maryland. Ashley Owusu has played well since her transfer has gone through but has not made the difference the Lady Lions have needed to win games.

Shyanne Sellers and the Maryland Terrapins are winners of three consecutive games. Sellers is averaging about 17 points and seven rebounds during this three game winning streak for the Terps. Maryland is tough at home and has one of the best scorers in the conference.

Here are this week's Big Ten Women's Power Rankings: