staff, October 23, 2012

In anticipation of Thursday's Big Ten basketball media day, Big Ten beat writers released their Writers' Poll on Tuesday.

Twenty-four writers, two from each school, participated in ranking the teams, 1-through-12, and 21 of them predicted preseason No. 1 Indiana to win the conference. The other three picked Michigan. See the entire poll in this post.

[RELATED: See Brent Yarina's preseason Big Ten Player Rankings]

Here's how the writers voted:

1. Indiana
2. Michigan
3. Ohio State
4. Michigan State
5. Wisconsin
6. Minnesota
7. Iowa
8. Purdue
9. Illinois
10. Northwestern
11. Penn State
12. Nebraska