For the ninth consecutive week, six Big Ten teams are receiving votes in the latest Associated Press (AP) and USA Today Coaches polls, including two teams in the top 15 of each poll. In the AP poll, Penn State leads the way at No. 7, followed by Purdue at No. 14 and Iowa at No. 24. The Lady Lions check in at No. 8 in the coaches poll, while the Boilermakers are ranked No. 11 and the Hawkeyes round out the ranking at No. 25. Michigan and Nebraska are receiving votes in both rankings, while Michigan State is receiving votes from the AP.