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Badgers men’s basketball moves up one spot to No. 15 in AP poll | Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball

The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team moved up one spot to No. 15 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll.

The Badgers (10-2) played one game last week, beating Grambling State 84-53 at the Kohl Center over the weekend. UW is off until Saturday, when it wraps up non-conference play with a game at Western Kentucky (6-6).

UW is one of six Big Ten teams who are ranked. The others are: No. 2 Michigan, No. 8 Michigan State, No. 13 Ohio State, No. 23 Indiana and No. 24 Iowa.

A pair of teams the Badgers beat during non-conference play — No. 21 North Carolina State and No. 25 Oklahoma — moved into the poll this week.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 23, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

2. Michigan (9) 12-0 1472 4

3. Tennessee (12) 10-1 1471 3

4. Virginia (4) 11-0 1427 5

5. Kansas (4) 10-1 1386 1

8. Michigan St. 10-2 1146 10

9. Florida St. 11-1 1061 11

10. Virginia Tech 10-1 924 13

11. Texas Tech 10-1 845 12

14. North Carolina 8-3 678 9

15. Wisconsin 10-2 673 16

17. Arizona St. 9-2 626 18

18. Marquette 10-2 538 20

19. Mississippi St. 11-1 518 17

20. N.C. State 11-1 292 —

25. Oklahoma 11-1 163 —

Others receiving votes: Nebraska 160, Kansas St. 69, St. John’s 67, Villanova 44, Cincinnati 11, Iowa St. 11, TCU 6, Seton Hall 5, Louisville 4, Purdue 3, Belmont 2, Furman 2, NJIT 1, Penn 1, San Francisco 1.

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