Michigan remains at No. 5 in this week’s AP and Coaches Polls, released Monday afternoon.
The Wolverines sport a 10-0 mark after vanquishing Northwestern on the road and South Carolina at Crisler Center last week.
Tennessee passed Michigan in both polls after a 76-73 victory over previously top-ranked Gonzaga Sunday in Phoenix, Ariz. The Volunteers check in at No. 3 in the AP and No. 4 in the Coaches.
The Zags stayed ahead of the Wolverines in the AP, ranking No. 4. They fell to No. 6 in the Coaches.
Kansas and Duke are the unanimous No. 1 and No. 2, while Virginia rounds out the Coaches top-five. The Cavaliers fell to No. 6 in the AP after an uninspiring 57-49 squeaker against Virginia Commonwealth.
The rest of the Big Ten is representing well. Michigan State is ninth in both polls. Ohio State (No. 14 Coaches, No. 15 AP), Wisconsin (No. 19 Coaches, No. 16 AP), Iowa (No. 21 Coaches, No. 22 AP) feature in both polls. No. 23 Maryland and No. 25 Nebraska snuck into the Coaches.
The Wolverines will probably remain high in the polls for the rest of the month. They finish the year with Western Michigan, Air Force and Binghamton.
They return to Crisler Saturday at 2 p.m. ET to face the Broncos on BTN.