Six Big Ten teams are receiving votes in the latest Associated Press (AP) and USA Today coaches polls, including five teams appearing among the top 25 in at least one ranking. Ohio State leads the way at No. 16 in the AP poll, while Michigan and Michigan State join them among the top 20. The Wolverines were voted No. 17 by the coaches and No. 18 by the media, while the Spartans were rated No. 20 in the coaches poll and No. 21 in the media rankings. Nebraska returned to the top 25 in the AP poll at No. 25 while moving up two spots to No. 22 in the USA Today vote. Wisconsin was rated No. 24 by the coaches and received votes in the media poll. Northwestern also received votes from both groups.