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Where Michigan ranks in latest AP, Coaches polls ahead of Week 8

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The stage is set for the showdown in Happy Valley on Saturday.

NCAA Football: Michigan at Illinois Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan football survived disaster over the weekend and now the latest polls are out heading into a night game White Out at Penn State this weekend. The Wolverines stayed at No. 16 in both the AP and Coaches Polls.

Here is how the rest of the Big Ten was ranked in both polls.

Big Ten in Coaches Poll

Ohio State - No. 4

Wisconsin- No, 6

Penn State- No. 7

Michigan- No. 16

Minnesota- No. 20

Iowa- No. 22

Big Ten in AP Poll

Ohio State - No. 4

Wisconsin- No, 6

Penn State- No. 7

Michigan- No. 16

Minnesota- No. 20

Iowa- No. 23

A win is a win, and that was as roller coaster a performance for the Wolverines as it gets in the their 42-25 victory over Illinois. It wasn’t a fun Saturday for eight ranked teams who were tested and fell short.

AP Poll Ranked Teams Who Lost in Week 7

No. 3 Georgia vs. South Carolina

No. 7 Florida vs. No. 5 LSU

No. 11 Texas vs. No. 6 Oklahoma

No. 17 Iowa vs. No. 10 Penn State

No. 19 Wake Forest vs. Louisville

No. 20 Virginia vs. Miami (FL)

No. 23 Memphis vs. Temple

No. 24 Texas A&M vs No. 1 Alabama

The latest rankings are setting the stage for a huge showdown next Saturday night in Happy Valley with No. 7 Penn State and No. 16 Michigan. This is the road game Jim Harbaugh can help get one of the few monkeys on his back with a victory over a top-10 team on the road.