This week, Michigan comes in ranked No. 19 ahead of a pair of games against Purdue at home on Thursday and a trip to Minnesota on Sunday. They were previously ranked No. 12 prior to the 87-69 loss in East Lansing on Sunday.
Five Big Ten teams were featured in this week’s poll with the Spartans moving back into the top ten at No. 8, while Ohio State comes in the next highest at No. 11 and Maryland right behind them at No. 12. Penn State is ranked 20th just behind Michigan.
Here is the full poll for this week which features Gonzaga at the No. 1 spot. Michigan beating them in the Bahamas appears as if it will be the win from non-conference season that holds up the most come March.
|5||San Diego State||Mountain West||5|
|8||Seton Hall||Big East||13|
|16||Michigan State||Big Ten||24|
|19||Ohio State||Big Ten||23|
|20||Penn State||Big Ten||16|
Michigan’s next game is at Crisler on Thursday against Purdue. No word yet on whether or not Isaiah Livers will be ready to return from his groin injury. Our next update there comes on Wednesday when Juwan Howard speaks to the media.