Preseason Media Poll:

See our cumulative ranking and then scroll down to see the individual rankings of each writer. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

East:

1. Ohio State - 100 (10)

2. Michigan State - 93.5 (5)

3. Michigan - 73

4. Penn State - 62.5

5. Maryland - 36

6. Indiana - 35

7. Rutgers - 21

West:

1. Wisconsin - 98 (9)

2. Iowa - 84 (4)

3. Nebraska - 80 (2)

4. Northwestern - 58

5. Minnesota - 53

6. Illinois - 31

7. Purdue - 16

B1G Championship Winner:

Ohio State - 10

Michigan State - 4

Wisconsin - 1

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Kevin Amundsen – Michigan St.

East:

1. Michigan State

2. Ohio State

3. Indiana

4. Michigan

5. Penn State

6. Rutgers

7. Maryland

 

West:

1. Nebraska

2. Wisconsin

3. Northwestern

4. Iowa

5. Minnesota

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship:

Michigan State over Nebraska  

Tyler Brett - Wisconsin

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Indiana

6. Maryland

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Nebraska

3. Iowa

4. Minnesota

5. Northwestern

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship:

Ohio State over Wisconsin

Sal – Big Ten / Rutgers

East:

1. Michigan State

2. Ohio State

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Rutgers

6. Maryland

7. Indiana

 

West:

1. Iowa

2. Wisconsin

3. Nebraska

4. Minnesota

5. Northwestern

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship: 

Michigan State over Iowa

Brandon Cavanaugh – Nebraska

East:

1. Michigan State

2. Ohio State

3. Penn State

4. Michigan

5. Indiana

6. Maryland

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Nebraska

3. Iowa

4. Northwestern

5. Minneosta

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship:

Michigan State over Wisconsin

Tyler Fenwick – Indiana

East:

1. Michigan State

2. Ohio State

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Indiana

6. Maryland

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Iowa

3. Minnesota

4. Nebraska

5. Northwestern

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship:  

Wisconsin over Michigan State

Henry Bushnell – Northwestern

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Indiana

6. Maryland

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Iowa

2. Northwestern

3. Wisconsin

4. Nebraska

5. Minnesota

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship: 

Ohio State over Iowa

Jeremy Meyer – Iowa

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Indiana

6. Maryland

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Iowa

2. Wisconsin

3. Nebraska

4. Northwestern

5. Minnesota

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship: 

Ohio State over Iowa

Diane Quail – Maryland

East: 

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan

3. Michigan State 

3. Penn State 

5. Maryland

6. Indiana 

7. Rutgers 

 

West: 

1. Iowa

2. Wisconsin

3. Minnesota

4. Nebraska

5. Northwestern 

6.  Illinois 

7. Purdue 

 

B1G Championship:

Ohio State over Iowa

Drew Hallett – Michigan

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Indiana

6. Maryland

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Iowa

3. Nebraska

4. Northwestern

5. Minnesota

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship:  

Ohio State over Wisconsin

Bryan Steedman – Purdue

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Penn State

4. Michigan

5. Maryland

6. Rutgers

7. Indiana

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Iowa

3. Nebraska

4. Northwestern

5. Minnesota

6. Purdue

7. Illinois

 

B1G Championship: 

Ohio State over Wisconsin

Shannon Sommers – Ohio State

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Maryland

6. Indiana

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Nebraska

3. Iowa

4. Northwestern

5. Minnesota

6. Illinois

7. Perdue

 

B1G Championship:

Ohio State over Wisconsin

RU Fan Jerry – Rutgers

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan St.

3. Michigan

4. Penn State

5. Maryland

6. Rutgers

7. Indiana

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Northwestern

3. Nebraska

4. Iowa

5. Minnesota

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship:

Ohio State over Wisconsin

Jim Vainisi – Illinois

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan State

3. Penn State

4. Michigan

5. Maryland

6. Indiana

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Iowa

3. Nebraska

4. Illinois

5. Northwestern

6. Minnesota

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship:

Ohio State over Wisconsin

Andy York - Minnesota

East:

1. Ohio State

2. Michigan St

3. Michigan

4. Penn St

5. Maryland

6. Indiana

7. Rutgers

 

West:

1. Wisconsin

2. Nebraska

3. Iowa

4. Minnesota

5. Northwestern

6. Illinois

7. Purdue

 

B1G Championship: 

Ohio State over Wisconsin

Tim Tolley – Penn State

East:
1. Michigan State
2. Ohio State
3. Michigan
4. Penn State
5. Maryland
6. Rutgers
7. Indiana

 

West:
1. Nebraska
2. Wisconsin
3. Minnesota
4. Iowa
5. Northwestern
6. Illinois
7. Purdue

B1G Championship:  

Michigan State over Nebraska