The Big Ten conference might not be the best college basketball conference in the country, but it is certainly the richest. Big Ten members make more money off of sports than any other college conference, mainly due to the Big Ten Network.
These are the hottest cheerleaders from teams in the Big Ten. You can see cheerleaders from the Big Ten teams on the Big Ten Network, if you get the cable channel.
Hottest college basketball cheerleaders in the Big Ten
- Michigan cheerleaders
The University of Michigan Wolverines have a large 40 member co-ed team of cheerleaders, and a large 25 member all-women dance team of cheerleaders. Both groups of Michigan cheerleaders perform at the school's home basketball games.
- Ohio State cheerleaders
The Ohio State Buckeyes have a 44 member co-ed squad of cheerleaders, and a smaller 16 member all-women dance team. Both the cheerleaders and the dance team perform at Ohio State basketball games.
- Illinois cheerleaders
The University of Illinois Fighting Illini have a 28 member co-ed squad of cheerleaders, and a 28 member all-women dance team called the Illinettes Dancers. Both sets of Illinois cheerleaders perform at men's and women's basketball games.
- Indiana cheerleaders
The Indiana Hoosiers have two squads of cheerleaders. The Cream squad is co-ed and has roughly 24 members. The Crimson squad is all-women and has roughly 36 members.
- Iowa cheerleaders
The Iowa Hawkeyes have a 20 to 30 member co-ed squad of cheerleaders, and a roughly 20 member all-women dance team. Both the cheerleaders and the dance team perform at Iowa basketball games.
- Michigan State cheerleaders
The Michigan State Spartans have two co-ed squads of cheerleaders, the Green and White squads. Michigan State also has an all-women dance team consisting of some 20 members. Both the cheer squads and dance team perform at Michigan State basketball games.
- Minnesota cheerleaders
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have two cheer squads and a dance team to cheer at basketball games. The Golden Gophers have a co-ed cheer squad, and all-women cheer squad, and the dance team is also all-women. Minnesota has another set of all-women cheerleaders for its hockey team, but they do not perform at basketball games.
- Nebraska cheerleaders
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have an all-women cheer squad of roughly 20 members, and an all-women dance team also with 20 members. Both squads cheer at Nebraska basketball games.
- Northwestern cheerleaders
The Northwestern Wildcats have a large all-women squad of roughly 26 cheerleaders, and an all-women Ladycats dance team. Both the cheerleaders and dance team perform at Northwestern basketball games.
- Penn State cheerleaders
The Penn State Nittany Lions have a large co-ed squad of cheerleaders, and an equally large all-women dance team of cheerleaders. Both squads perform at Penn State basketball games.
- Purdue cheerleaders
The Purdue Boilermakers have two squads of cheerleaders. The Black squad is co-ed, while the Gold squad is all-women. Purdue also has an all-women dance team.
- Wisconsin cheerleaders
The Wisconsin Badgers also have two squads of cheerleaders. The Red squad cheers at men's basketball games, while the White squad cheers at women's games. Wisconsin also has a dance team that performs at men's basketball games.