Five Big Ten teams appear among the top 25 in the latest Associated Press (AP) or USA Today coaches polls. Ohio State improved to 3-0 with a win at California and tops the conference at No. 4 among the media and No. 3 among the coaches. Michigan and Northwestern also won their third straight games to open the season, with the Wolverines ranked No. 15 in the AP and No. 14 in the USA Today polls and the Wildcats rated No. 18 in the media and No. 16 in the coaches votes. Wisconsin is ranked No. 24 by the media and is receiving votes from the coaches, while Michigan State cracks the top 25 for the first time this season at No. 24 in the USA Today poll while receiving votes in the AP rankings. The Spartans appear among the top 25 for the first time since Sept. 23, 2012. Nebraska is also receiving votes in both polls.