Ohio State dropped out of the Associated Press top-25 poll after three straight losses.
The Buckeyes, who placed at No. 16 in last week's edition of the rankings, lost back-to-back-to-back to Michigan State, Rutgers and Iowa. They received just 34 votes in this week's poll.
After beating Cincinnati and Creighton on the road in two of the first three games of the season, Ohio State made its AP poll season debut on Nov. 19, ranking No. 23. The team remained in the poll, rising as high as No. 13 before falling out on Monday.
No. 2 Michigan remained the highest ranked Big Ten team with No. 6 Michigan State joining the Wolverines near the top.
Ohio State will take on No. 19 Maryland on Friday at home. Iowa, which knocked off the Buckeyes, made an appearance at No. 23. Indiana rounded out the conference's teams in the poll at No. 25. Nebraska, Wisconsin, Purdue and Minnesota received votes, along with Ohio State.
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