Wisconsin Moves Up Four Spots to #18 in Latest AP Poll: Mar 18th, 2013

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Wisconsin comes in at #18, jumping four spots in this week's AP Top 25 poll. The Badgers join five Big Ten teams in the poll, the others being Indiana at #4, Ohio State (#7), Michigan State (#9), and Michigan (#10). Wisconsin started off the week with an upset on the road over then-6th ranked Michigan, 68-59. That was followed by another upset win on the road against then-3rd ranked Indiana, 68-56. The Badgers closed the week with a loss on the road to then-10th ranked Ohio State, 50-43.

Indiana moves down one spot in the poll following a week that began with a win on the road over Illinois, 80-64. After that came an upset loss on the road against Wisconsin.

Ohio State moves up three places after wins against Wisconsin, then-8th ranked Michigan State, 61-58, and Nebraska, 71-50. Michigan State moves down one spot after a win against Iowa, 59-56 and a loss to then-10th ranked Ohio State. Michigan moves down four places after a win against Penn State, 83-66 and a loss to Wisconsin.

Gonzaga hangs on to number one for the second straight week. Oregon breaks into the Top 25 at #25 with an overtime win on the road against Washington, 80-77, a win on the road over Utah, 64-45, and an upset win on the road over then-21st ranked UCLA, 78-69. Virginia Commonwealth falls out of the Top 25 this week with a win on the road over St. Joseph's (PA), 82-79, a win on the road over Massachusetts, 71-62, and a loss on the road to then-16th ranked Saint Louis, 62-56.

New Mexico is a big mover this week to #10 after a win on the road over Wyoming, 59-46, a win on the road over San Diego State, 60-50, and a win on the road over UNLV, 63-56.

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AP Top 25
1.Arrow-straightGonzaga31-2
2.Arrow_upLville29-5
3.Arrow_upKansas29-5
4.Arrow_red_downIndiana27-6
5.Arrow_upMIA27-6
6.Arrow_red_downDuke27-5
7.Arrow_upOSU26-7
8.Arrow_red_downGTOWN25-6
9.Arrow_red_downMSU25-8
10.Arrow_red_downMichigan26-7
10.Arrow_upLobos29-5
12.Arrow_red_downK-State27-7
13.Arrow_upSLU27-6
14.Arrow_red_downFlorida26-7
15.Arrow_red_downMARQ23-8
16.Arrow_upSyracuse26-9
17.Arrow_red_downOSU24-8
18.Arrow_upWISC23-11
19.Arrow_upMemphis30-4
20.Arrow_red_downPITT24-8
21.Arrow_red_downArizona25-7
22.Arrow_upCREI27-7
23.Arrow_upND25-9
24.Arrow_red_downUCLA25-9
25.NewOregon26-8
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AP Top 25 By Conference


Conf
Top 25
Teams
Conf
Teams
Pct in
Top 25
Big East6 1637.5%
Big Ten5 1241.7%
Pac-123 1225.0%
Big 123 1030.0%
ACC2 1216.7%
Mountain West1 812.5%
A-101 147.1%
SEC1 128.3%
Conference USA1 128.3%
West Coast1 911.1%
Missouri Valley1 1010.0%

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