Previous 7 days we noticed the Wisconsin Badgers sneaking back again into the AP Leading 25 rankings. This 7 days after a highway earn from Nebraska and home victory more than Maryland, Greg Gard’s squad yet again built an remarkable leap up to No. 19 in Monday’s release of the AP Leading 25 poll. UW’s 5-place leap was the major of any team in the poll from past 7 days.
Wisconsin (16-6, 8-3 Significant 10) will have a opportunity to further more progress in the polls with No. 7 Michigan and No. 9 Michigan Condition on the timetable more than the next two months (Feb. 9 and 12, respectively). UW will also travel to Minnesota for a Feb. 6 (8 p.m. CT, BTN).
These game titles will be crucial in the overall Significant 10 standings as the Badgers sit just 1 video game out of very first place. There is a three-way tie atop the meeting in between Michigan Condition, Michigan, and No. 15 Purdue. All three packages now sit forward of UW at 9-2.
Even though the Badgers trended upward this 7 days, many of their Significant 10 opponents dropped in the most current polls. The two the Wolverines and Spartans slipped after losses this 7 days. The Wolverines experienced their next defeat of the time on the highway at Iowa, and the Spartans dropped back again-to-back again contests from Purdue and Indiana.
Maryland also fell three spots to No. 24 after dropping eight spots a 7 days in the past.
It wasn’t all lousy for the Significant 10, even so, as Iowa jumped back again into the polls at No. 20 after their remarkable earn more than Michigan. Purdue also moved up two spots after their upset earn more than Michigan Condition.
With six teams in this week’s rankings, the Significant 10 and ACC sit tied for the most of any meeting.