While it would take a borderline miracle for any Big 10 school to play in the BCS Championship Game, the Conference is still very well-represented in the latest BCS Rankings.
Michigan St. leads the Big 10 presence, as the Spartans have moved up to No. 14 following a dominant 55-3 win over Indiana. The Spartans, who have wrapped up a spot in the inaugural Big 10 Championship Game, close out the regular-season with a visit to Northwestern.
The Spartans are followed by the Michigan Wolverines in the latest rankings. The No. 15 Wolverines put together their best performance of the season in a 45-17 win over Nebraska. The loss dropped the Cornhuskers down to No. 21.
Penn St., which earned its first victory under Tom Bradley, moved up to No. 19 following the victory over Ohio St. The Nittany Lions will face No. 16 Wisconsin next weekend for a spot in the Big 10 Championship Game. The Badgers have won three straight heading into their game against Penn St.