Ohio State, Michigan and Wisconsin Remain Ranked in Fourth BCS Poll
Nov. 6, 2006
For the third straight week, Ohio State (10-0, 6-0 in Big Ten) and Michigan (10-0, 6-0) were ranked first and second in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) rankings which were released today. Wisconsin (9-1, 6-1) rounded out the Big Ten's BCS contingent at No. 15 overall.
The Buckeyes remain first overall in the latest BCS poll and are the only Big Ten team to earn the No. 1 spot since the system's inception in 1998. Ohio State also appeared atop the list on Nov. 11, 2002, and Nov. 2, 1998. OSU picked up a road victory at Illinois yesterday to remain undefeated and will travel to Northwestern next Saturday.
The Wolverines are ranked No. 2 for the third straight week, the school's highest spot ever in the BCS poll. Michigan collected a victory over Ball State yesterday and will return to Big Ten play at Indiana next weekend.
The Badgers climbed one more spot to 15th in the latest BCS rankings to round out the Big Ten's contingent in the top 25. Wisconsin edged Penn State yesterday and will wrap up conference action at Iowa next Saturday.