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Which remaining Big Ten Team Has the Best Chance to Reach the Final Four?

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Purdue and Michigan return to the Sweet 16 for a 3rd straight year while Michigan State returns for the first time since their 7 seed run to the Final Four in 2015.

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round- Villanova vs Purdue Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

With the first two rounds of the 2019 NCAA tournament complete, we turn our focus towards the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 rounds. The three highest seeded Big Ten Teams have made it through the madness of the first weekend. Michigan State, Purdue and Michigan need just two wins to punch their ticket to Minneapolis . It will be no easy task for any of them. The competition will take another step up. The stakes will be higher and the bright lights of prime time will shine down on them while millions watch.

The past two wins are now in the rear view mirror for these teams. You can argue that all three are carrying a lot of momentum into their Thursday/Friday Sweet 16 matchup. Which team do you consider to be in the best position going forward? There are many elements to consider in a tournament of this nature. What do you consider the most important factors for each of these teams chances? Momentum, match ups, guard play, better offense, better defense, coaching? The list goes on and on.

Consider these things and more before answering the poll question below.

Poll

Which Big Ten team has the best shot at making the Final Four?

This poll is closed

  • 19%
    Michigan State
    (42 votes)
  • 39%
    Michigan
    (84 votes)
  • 40%
    Purdue
    (85 votes)
211 votes total Vote Now