Minnesota leads the nine Big Ten wrestling teams ranked in the latest NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, checking in at No. 3. No. 4 Wisconsin, No. 5 Penn State, No. 7 Iowa and No. 9 Illinois follow closely behind, holding the same ranks as last week. Purdue moves up six spots after taking down Missouri last weekend, climbing to No. 15. Michigan also earns a higher ranking this week, taking No. 16. No. 20 Northwestern and No. 22 Ohio State round out the contingent of ranked Big Ten teams.
Wisconsin earns the highest InterMat Tournament Ranking out of the 11 conference teams, moving up two spots to No. 3. Iowa follows suit, moving up to No. 4, with No. 6 Minnesota, No. 7 Penn State and No. 9 Northwestern also appearing in the top 10. No. 11 Illinois and No. 15 Michigan each earn top-15 status, followed by No. 33 Purdue, No. 40 Indiana, No. 41 Ohio State and No. 45 Michigan State.