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Golden Eagles, Badgers rise in latest AP Poll

January 28, 2019 - 4:29 pm

It's a good time to be a college basketball fan in the state of Wisconsin. The Marquette Golden Eagles and the Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball teams both rose in the latest AP poll. Marquette rose from No. 12 to No. 10. Wisconsin rejoined the Top 25, jumping back into the poll at No. 24. 


Marquette extended its current winning streak to eight games with victories over DePaul (79-69) and Xavier (87-82) in the past week. With 15 wins in their last 16 games, and an 18-3 record, they sit one half game back of the No. 14 Villanova Wildcats in the Big East standings.


Wisconsin has now won three in a row after wins over Illinois (72-60) and Northwestern (62-46) in the past week. Their overall record sits at 14-6, good for fifth place in the Big Ten standings.