After a week off following a 52-26 victory over Indiana, Michigan State will resume preparation for a Saturday night trip to Lincoln, Neb. sitting at No. 6 in both major polls.
The Spartans received 1,249 points to maintain their No. 6 position in the Associated Press Poll as the top five of Ohio State, Baylor, Clemson, Louisiana State and Texas Christian remain unchanged.
While Iowa kept its spot at No. 10 following a blowout victory at home over Maryland, MIchigan's close call at Minnesota dropped it one spot from No. 15 to No. 16 and Wisconsin leads the "others receiving votes" with 64.
Meanwhile, the AMWAY Coaches' Poll saw Michigan State drop a spot from No, 5 to No. 6 as the top five consists of Ohio State, Baylor, TCU, LSU and Clemson.
With 1,337 points, the Spartans are 40 points behind Clemson for fifth place in the coaches' poll while the Hawkeyes (No. 11) and the Wolverines (No. 17) round out the Big Ten representation. As with the AP Poll, the Badgers leads the "others receiving votes" with 88.