Marquette, Badgers both in AP men's hoops Top 25

CREATED Feb 11, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Both Marquette and Wisconsin have climbed to higher rankings in the AP men's college basketball Top 25.

Marquette has risen to No. 18 in the poll, while Wisconsin reached No. 20.

Five Big Ten teams have Top 25 rankings.  Four possible members of a new conference Marquette would join (the so-called Catholic 7 plus other teams) also have Top 25 rankings.

The following are the AP rankings for Feb. 11:

Rank | Team                          Record  Votes   Previous rank
  1.  Indiana  (26)                    21-3    1,559      1
  2.  Duke  (20)                          21-2    1,515      4
  3.  Miami  (17)                        19-3    1,499      8
  4.  Michigan                            21-3    1,428      3
  5.  Gonzaga  (2)                      23-2    1,371      6
  6.  Syracuse                            20-3    1,293      9
  7.  Florida                              19-3    1,286      2
  8.  Michigan  St.                    20-4    1,178    12
  9.  Arizona                              20-3    1,062      7
10.  Kansas  St.                        19-4    1,012    13
11.  Butler                                20-4        943    14
12.  Louisville                        19-5        842    11
13.  Ohio  St.                            17-6        828    10
14.  Kansas                                19-4        823      5
15.  Georgetown                        17-4        679    20
16.  Pittsburgh                        20-5        591    23
17.  Oklahoma  St.                    17-5        587    22
18.  Marquette                          17-5        493    24
19.  New  Mexico                        20-4        433    15
20.  Wisconsin                          17-7        305      --
21.  Notre  Dame                        19-5        264    25
22.  Memphis                              20-3        193      --
23.  Oregon                                19-5        137    19
24.  Colorado  St.                    19-4        125      --
25.  Kentucky                            17-6          87      --
   Others receiving votes: Minnesota 80, Missouri 69, Cincinnati 68, Saint Mary's (Cal) 62, Creighton 56, San Diego St. 53, Louisiana Tech 43, VCU 35, Saint Louis 34, Illinois 26, NC State 24, Akron 12, UCLA 8, UNLV 6, Indiana St. 5, Virginia 4, Wichita St. 3, Belmont 2, Mississippi 1, Oklahoma 1.