Final Big Ten Women's Power Rankings: The Big Ten Tournament is Shaping up to be one of the Best.

All of the Seeds are set for this weekend's Big Ten Tournament.

Indiana v Iowa
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This week for our final Big Ten Women's Basketball Power Rankings, we take a look at the final standings and how each team did this season. Also, we'll briefly preview the Big Ten Women's Tournament, which is sure to be fantastic.

This season was one of the Big Ten's best with Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio State emerging as the conference's best teams. That said, Michigan State, who earned the fourth seed, could be dangerous. Tip off for the tournament is Wednesday night in Minneapolis.

Here are the final Big Ten Women's Basketball Power Rankings of the season:

14. Rutgers (8-23, 2-16):

It was a rough season in Piscataway. The Scarlet Knights mustered a mere two conference wins. However, head coach Coquese Washington knew this would be a tough rebuild. She does have some solid players to build around for next year, however.

13. Northwestern (9-20, 4-14):

The program has regressed under head coach Joe McKeown in the last couple of years. The Wildcats have had two NCAA Tournament appearances in the previous twenty years, both under McKeown. However, an 18-41 record the last two seasons could put him on the hot seat.

12. Purdue (12-17, 5-13):

Speaking of programs that have fallen on hard times, the Purdue Boilermakers are not that far removed from being one of the premier programs in the Big Ten and all of college basketball. Head coach Katie Geralds has some building to do, starting with a stellar class coming to West Lafayette.

11. Minnesota Golden Gophers (15-14, 5-13)

Losing Mara Braun cost Minnesota its season. There is no other way to put it. The Gophers won a grand total of one game after she got injured. The one positive is that Braun is a sophomore, so there's hope for the Gophers next season.

10. Wisconsin (13-15, 6-12)

There is hope for women's basketball in Madison. The Badgers were a better this year than last year. Serah Williams is the future of Wisconsin and Big Ten basketball. Next to Williams is Ronnie Porter. That is the foundation for a good basketball team next year.

9. Illinois (8-10, 14-14)

It's going to be boom or bust for the Illini in the Big Ten Tournament. The last six games (3-3) bear that out. If the ball is going in the basket, and the Illini can get turnovers and run, they can pull an upset against someone. If it isn't, they'll be home soon.

8. Maryland (9-9, 17-12)

The Terps are another team that could pull off an upset or two. On the other hand, there is a formula to defeat Maryland. A red hot Shyanne Sellars gives Maryland a punchers chance to beat nearly anyone in the conference. However, if you force Sellars into bad shots, Maryland struggles.

7. Penn State (9-9, 18-11)

The Lady Lions are an intriguing team to try and figure out. After a six game winning streak, they lost six in a row. Then they closed the season winning their last two games. If Penn State can defend, they could be a tough out in the tournament.

6. Michigan (9-9, 18-12)

The Wolverines had an up and down year, finishing .500 in Big Ten play. The Wolverines play the winner of Minnesota and Rutgers in the second round of the conference tournament. Can they make enough of a run to possibly get an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament.

5. Nebraska (19-10, 11-7)

Don't look now but the Cornhuskers are good at volleyball and basketball. Led by center Alexis Markowski, the 'Huskers have one of the best front courts in the Big Ten. They play the winner of Purdue and Northwestern on Thursday.

4. Michigan State (22-7, 12-6)

The Spartans ended the season as one of the hottest teams in the conference, winning five consecutive games. Michigan State can spread the floor, run, and put the ball in the basket. They are balanced. However, who gets the ball when they need a bucket?

3. Iowa (26-4, 15-3)

The 3rd-ranked Hawkeyes procured the second seed in the tournament on the last day of the season, defeating Ohio State. Though they have the best player in college basketball in Caitlin Clark, they are beatable. It will be interesting to see how they play on a neutral floor.

2. Indiana (24-4, 15-3)

Everything for the Hoosiers comes down to Mackenzie Holmes' knee. If she's healthy, Indiana has a shot to win the tournament. If she's not, Indiana might be home early.

1. Ohio State (25-4, 16-2)

The Hawkeyes and Hoosiers aren't the only team in the Big Ten looking to make a deep run in the Big Ten and NCAA Tournaments. The Buckeyes went to the Elite 8 last year and want to go even further. They have a balanced attack, but Jacy Sheldon gets the ball when Ohio State needs a bucket.