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Basketball Power Poll #2: All the World's A-Twitter about Ohio State

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Power Poll and Open Thread for tonight's games.

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Note that, as like last time, 7 voters took part. I've added in "Last Week," so you can gauge each team's rise/fall in our Esteemed Power Poll RankingsTM.

A semi-serious thought on those rises/falls, before I start. You'll see three (3) teams move at least six (6) places in this week's edition, and I'm not sure what to do with them. Three (3) additional teams moved at least three (3) places. I'm inclined to think that we, the voters, unconsciously (or perhaps consciously) moved "traditional" programs higher up for their bouncing back from tough losses, while we punished teams who suffered a bad loss (one exclusion notwithstanding, largely due to injury, I would guess). In any regard, it's a curious Power Poll this week, and I look forward to hearing your thoughts.

OK. That was way too serious for my taste. Time for some dick jokes. Or, rather, in keeping with the theme of today, reactions to Ohio State's victory over Oregon in the National Championship Game.

1. Wisconsin - 95 points (4 first-place votes)

High: 1 || Low: 2 || LW: 1 →

AND WISCONSIN LOST TO RUTGERS NOTHING MAKES SENSE ANYMORE PAWWWWWWWWWL

2. Maryland - 94 points (3 FPV)

H: 1 || L: 2 || LW: 3 ↑1

Welcome to the conference, Maryland. Congratulations on your title.

3. Michigan State - 80 points

H: 3 || L: 6 || LW: 6 ↑3

4. Indiana - 74 points

H: 3 || L: 6 || LW: 4 →

What do you call Emilio Estevez after that game?*

5. Ohio State - 72 points

H: 4 || L: 5 || LW: 2 ↓3

Yeah, yeah, congratu-fucking-lations.

6. Iowa - 68 points

H: 3 || L: 6 || LW: 8 ↑2

Heh.

7. Michigan - 50 points

H: 7 || L: 9 || LW: 13 ↑6

8. Purdue - 45 points

H: 7 || L: 11 || LW: 11 ↑3

9. Nebraska - 40 points

H: 9 || L: 12 || LW: 10 ↑1

But I wanted to watch Ancient Aliens...

10. Illinois - 37 points

H: 7 || L: 12 || LW: 9 ↓1

Pretend there's a joke here.

11. Minnesota - 28 points

H: 7 || L: 14 || LW: 5 ↓6

Minnesota, at 15.3, averages the most turnovers per game in the Big Ten. It's not all just dick jokes, kids.

12. Northwestern - 23 points

H: 11 || L: 13 || LW: 12 →

How most Northwestern fans are going through their season:

13. Rutgers - 21 points

H: 10 || L: 13 || LW: 14 ↑1

14. Penn State - 8 points

H: 13 || L: 14 || LW: 7 7

Fuck you, Clay Travis.

*Emilio Depressed-evez.