Big Ten .’s Five Underrated Players

I’m just going to come out and say it. I hate the premise of this article. But as a basketball junkie, I love it. Every fanbase will look to their own team and yell, “Oh, this guy is so underrated!” But defining a player as underrated will always be subjective, no matter how many stats you use to polish your argument.

If you dig deep enough, beyond just the box score or the highs, we can learn more about basketball. After a month we know the stars in the Big Ten. We know Jaden Ivey and Trevion Williams are great for Purdue. We know the one from Indiana Trayce Jackson-Davis is a stud farm. Watch a game in Michigan and it’s clear the Wolverines are always a mess Hunter Dickinson steps from the floor. They desperately need him. Wisconsin’s Johnny Davis is a prof.

But let’s dig a little deeper and find a few guys who may not dominate the box score but are essential to winning.

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Here are the five players in the Big Ten who played their part behind the scenes:

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