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Michigan State No. 1 in USA Today poll, No. 2 in AP Top 25; U-M ranked

The voters are split this week over Michigan State’s place in the college basketball world.

The Spartans returned to No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches Poll on Monday, while only moving up to No. 2 in the Associated Press Top 25.

MSU (23-3, 12-2 Big Ten), which has won eight straight games, moved back to the top spot in the coaches rankings for the first time since spending one week at No. 1 starting Jan. 1.

Wisconsin's Brad Davison, right, guards against Michigan's

In the USA Today rankings, the Spartans received 17 first-place votes and have 763 points.