Nine Big Ten wrestling teams again highlight the latest NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, with Minnesota leading the way at No. 3. After earning its first conference win last weekend, Penn State moves from No. 5 in last week's poll into a tie with Wisconsin for No. 4 this week. No. 6 Iowa and No. 9 Illinois hold the same ranks as last week. Michigan and Purdue swap spots from last week's rankings, with the Wolverines moving up to No. 15 and the Boilermakers falling to No. 16. Northwestern remains at No. 20, while Ohio State falls three spots to No. 25.
Wisconsin leads the Big Ten in the InterMat Tournament Rankings, taking No. 3 in this week's edition. No. 4 Minnesota and No. 5 Iowa earn top-five status, while No. 7 Penn State and No. 9 Northwestern again earn top-10 rankings. Illinois checks in at No. 13, followed by Michigan at No. 16. No. 34 Purdue, No. 39 Indiana, No. 40 Ohio State and No. 46 Michigan State round out the Big Ten contingent in the rankings.