College Basketball Rankings 2012: Big Ten Teams Move Upward In Coaches Poll

With the exception of the Ohio State Buckeyes, who were knocked off on Saturday by the Michigan State Spartans, all Big Ten teams in the the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll moved up in this week's rankings. With their win over the Buckeyes, who slipped from No. 3 to No. 6, the Spartans jumped up to No. 8, giving the Big Ten two teams in the top ten of the rankings.

The Wisconsin Badgers, who were idle this weekend, nonetheless managed to move up five spots in the to No. 17. The Michigan Wolverines, who knocked off the Illinois Fighting Illini at home on Sunday, vaulted from No. 25 to No. 19, where they are followed immediately by the Indiana Hoosiers, who come in at No. 20 after being No. 23 a week ago.

Here is the link to the full USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll for the upcoming week.

For more from around the world of college hoops, check out SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.


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