Eight Big Ten wrestling teams appear in the latest USA Today/NWCA Coaches Poll, released on Tuesday. After winning the Virginia Duals over the weekend, Penn State leads the way at No. 2. Wisconsin is not far behind, checking in at No. 3. Fifth-ranked Minnesota and 10th-ranked Iowa round out the Big Ten teams in the top 10. Michigan climbs four spots to No. 11 in this week's poll, while Illinois falls to No. 15. Purdue holds No. 21 and Northwestern checks in at No. 22.
Eight teams also appear in the top 25 of the InterMat Tournament Rankings, released on Monday. Penn State again leads the way at No. 2, followed by Wisconsin at No. 4, Minnesota at No. 5 and Iowa at No. 10. Illinois checks in at No. 15, followed by No. 18 Michigan, No. 19 Northwestern and No. 24 Indiana in the top 25. Purdue ranks 37th in the latest edition, with No. 39 Ohio State and No. 45 Michigan State rounding out the Big Ten contingent.