Wisconsin Falls Out Of AP Basketball Rankings

Wisconsin has fallen out of The Associated Press’ college basketball poll after its third straight loss.

Wisconsin, ranked as high as No. 9, fell out of the rankings from 18th after losing 59-41 to Michigan on Sunday.

Syracuse, one of three unbeaten teams in Division I, is on top of The Associated Press’ college basketball poll for the fifth straight week.

The Orange received 60 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. Kentucky, which got the other No. 1 votes, North Carolina and Baylor remained second through fourth.

Ohio State moved up one spot to fifth and was followed by Michigan State, Indiana, Duke, Missouri and Kansas in the Top 10.

Baylor and No. 15 Murray State are the other unbeatens.

Creighton, which was out of the poll for one week, moved back in at No. 23, while Seton Hall, which has won 11 of 12, moved in at No. 24, its first appearance since January 2001.

Harvard, which was ranked three of the last five weeks, fell out from 22nd.