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Badgers move up to No. 3 in Associated Press Poll

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 The Badgers climbing the polls on the eve of the NCAA Tournament. Wisconsin up to No. 3 in the Associated Press Poll following their victory in the Big Ten Championship. The Badgers open the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 8:20 p.m. in Omaha against Coastal Carolina.

 Associated Press Top 25

             Record Pts Prv

1. Kentucky (65) 34-0 1,625 1

2. Villanova 32-2 1,522 4

3. Wisconsin 31-3 1,460 6

4. Duke 29-4 1,406 2

5. Arizona 31-3 1,405 5

6. Virginia 29-3 1,333 3

7. Gonzaga 32-2 1,229 7

8. Notre Dame 29-5 1,178 11

9. Iowa St. 25-8 1,043 13

10. Kansas 26-8 995 9

11. N. Iowa 30-3 979 10

12. Maryland 27-6 935 8

13. Oklahoma 22-10 740 15

14. Wichita St. 28-4 737 12

15. North Carolina 24-11 703 19

16. Baylor 24-9 680 16

17. Louisville 24-8 614 14

18. SMU 27-6 485 20

19. Utah 24-8 455 17

20. West Virginia 23-9 398 18

21. Arkansas 26-8 373 21

22. Georgetown 21-10 177 23

23. Michigan St. 23-11 159 --

24. Butler 22-10 142 22

25. VCU 26-9 109 --

Others receiving votes: Oregon 91, Providence 62, Xavier 18, Davidson 16, Ohio St. 12, Stephen F. Austin 12, Wyoming 6, Boise St. 5, LSU 5, BYU 3, Valparaiso 3, Harvard 2, Murray St. 2, Wofford 2, Colorado St. 1, Dayton 1, Iowa 1, Purdue 1.

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