Three Big Ten teams remained in the top 20 of the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll, which was released Tuesday, as voted on by its member coaches.
At 9-3 and atop the conference standings, Michigan State leads all Big Ten schools in the rankings, checking in at No. 8 this week. Northwestern remains in the polls with a 10-4 record at No. 18 and the 7-4 Ohio State Buckeyes were the last team voted into the top 20.
The final four Big Ten teams were also receiving votes this week as Indiana (7-4) led the rest of the conference pack. Michigan (5-7), Iowa (4-6) and Penn State (4-8) each received votes in this week's coaches poll.