Badgers pace Big Ten in latest AP & Coaches Polls

The latest AP and Coaches polls came out Monday, and surging Wisconsin leads Big Ten teams at No. 14 in both. Michigan, fresh off its impressive victory over rival Michigan State, comes in No. 16 in each poll, followed by the aforementioned Spartans (No. 18/18), Iowa (No. 20/19) and Ohio State (No. 22/20).

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Here’s a look at the Coaches Poll:

Coaches Rankings
Rankings as of 2/24/2014
Rank School Record Votes Prev Rank
1 Florida Gators 25-2 791 (24) 2
2 Wichita State Shockers 29-0 771 (8) 3
3 Arizona Wildcats 25-2 727 4
4 Louisville Cardinals 23-4 660 5
5 Syracuse Orange 25-2 625 1
6 Kansas Jayhawks 21-6 619 8
7 Duke Blue Devils 22-6 594 6
8 Saint Louis Billikens 25-2 563 10
9 Villanova Wildcats 24-3 538 11
10 Creighton Bluejays 23-4 514 12
11 Virginia Cavaliers 23-5 480 13
12 Cincinnati Bearcats 24-4 460 9
13 San Diego State Aztecs 23-3 452 7
14 Wisconsin Badgers 22-5 358 18
15 Kentucky Wildcats 21-6 343 16
16 Michigan Wolverines 19-7 315 20
17 Iowa State Cyclones 21-5 291 19
18 Michigan State Spartans 22-6 275 14
19 Iowa Hawkeyes 19-7 229 15
20 Ohio State Buckeyes 22-6 166 23
21 North Carolina Tar Heels 20-7 153 NR
22 Memphis Tigers 21-6 124 24
23 Texas Longhorns 20-7 102 17
24 SMU Mustangs 22-6 57 NR
25 Oklahoma Sooners 20-7 52 NR
Connecticut Huskies 21-6 47 21
New Mexico Lobos 21-5 45 NR
UCLA Bruins 21-6 15 25
Kansas State Wildcats 18-9 9 NR
Massachusetts Minutemen 21-5 9 NR
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 25-2 5 NR
Pittsburgh Panthers 20-7 4 NR
Gonzaga Bulldogs 23-6 3 22
Baylor Bears 18-9 1 NR
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 21-7 1 NR
Nebraska Cornhuskers 16-10 1 NR
Green Bay Phoenix 22-5 1 NR

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And the AP Poll:

AP Rankings
Rankings as of 2/24/2014
Rank School Record Votes Prev Rank
1 Florida Gators 25-2 1606 (47) 2
2 Wichita State Shockers 29-0 1549 (14) 3
3 Arizona Wildcats 25-2 1494 (4) 4
4 Syracuse Orange 25-2 1410 1
5 Kansas Jayhawks 21-6 1310 8
6 Duke Blue Devils 22-6 1286 5
7 Louisville Cardinals 23-4 1152 11
8 Villanova Wildcats 24-3 1113 9
9 Creighton Bluejays 23-4 1103 11
10 Saint Louis Billikens 25-2 1047 10
11 Cincinnati Bearcats 24-4 921 7
12 Virginia Cavaliers 23-5 909 14
13 San Diego State Aztecs 23-3 886 6
14 Wisconsin Badgers 22-5 818 16
15 Iowa State Cyclones 21-5 709 17
16 Michigan Wolverines 19-7 653 20
17 Kentucky Wildcats 21-6 629 18
18 Michigan State Spartans 22-6 552 13
19 North Carolina Tar Heels 20-7 440 NR
20 Iowa Hawkeyes 19-7 418 15
21 Memphis Tigers 21-6 288 22
22 Ohio State Buckeyes 22-6 253 24
23 SMU Mustangs 22-6 155 NR
24 Texas Longhorns 20-7 129 19
25 New Mexico Lobos 21-5 113 NR
Connecticut Huskies 21-6 81 21
UCLA Bruins 21-6 41 23
Oklahoma Sooners 20-7 35 NR
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 25-2 11 NR
Massachusetts Minutemen 21-5 9 NR
Gonzaga Bulldogs 23-6 2 25
Green Bay Phoenix 22-5 2 NR
North Carolina Central Eagles 21-5 1 NR

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Dave Dorn on 2/24/2014 @ 5:20pm EST Said:

Pretty amazing Bucky is 14th, considering the 3 wins against teams in the top 12 in 3 tries, anyone else even close?