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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No. 3 #14 Indiana Hoosiers (21-4, 12-3)

Indiana's 20-point loss to the Fighting Illini did their aspirations for a number one seed in jeopardy. This is another loss that raises questions about the Hoosier's overall team speed and athleticism. Indiana needs to force faster teams to play their game. Head coach Teri Moren is one of the best in-game adjusters in the country, so it will be interesting to see how she counters teams who try to spread out and run.

No. 2 #4 Iowa Hawkeyes (23-3, 12-2)

Now that Caitlin Clark has eclipsed Kelsey Plum, the Hawkeyes can put the hoopla and fan fare behind them and focus on basketball. This is a team that wants to make a deep run in the NCAA tournament and possibly win a National Championship. Any time you have a player of Clark's caliber on your team that allows you to go all the way.

No. 1 #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (22-3, 13-1)

Is there a hotter team than the Buckeyes in college basketball? Not only have they won 12 games in a row, they've steamrolled the opposition. Like the Hawkeyes, this Ohio State team wants to play deep into March. The season finale against Iowa could be for the regular season title, the number one seed in the conference tournament, and a number one seed in March.