It was a good week for some highly ranked Big Ten teams in the eyes of the S&P rankings.
The analytic rankings have four Big Ten teams in the top 10, including No. 1 Michigan. Ohio State moved up two spots to No. 4 after dismantling Nebraska, Penn State moved up five spots to No. 9 and Wisconsin stayed put at No. 10. The full list of rankings can be found here.
— Bill Connelly (@SBN_BillC) November 6, 2016
Penn State the biggest move of any top-20 team, going from 14th to ninth after a huge 41-14 win over Iowa on Saturday night. Ohio State moved up two spots to go ahead of Clemson and Washington, both undefeated teams. No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Louisville are the only teams between the Wolverines and Buckeyes in these rankings.
Michigan held on to the top spot with its 59-3 thrashing of Maryland, even though Alabama beat LSU, a team still ranked eighth despite three losses.
Nebraska moved down 13 spots in the S&P rankings, dropping to 35th.