In the latest version of the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll, three Big Ten teams were voted into this week's top 20, and the other four ranked among the team's also receiving votes.
Once again, Michigan State (5-3) was the highest-ranked conference school in the poll, earning a No. 8 national ranking. For the second straight week, Indiana (5-2) checked in at No. 17, while Northwestern (8-2) also remained steady with a No. 18 national rank. Ohio State, Iowa, Penn State and Michigan all received votes in this week's poll.