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Badgers Finish 16th in AP Poll

Ohio State, Kansas, Duke and Pittsburgh, the top four seeds in the NCAA tournament, are first through fourth in The Associated Press' final college basketball poll.

The Buckeyes are No. 1 for the third straight week and the eighth this season. They received 51 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday.

Kansas had the other No. 1 votes and stays second for the third straight week. The Jayhawks were No. 1 for one week this season.

Duke was the No. 1 team in the preseason poll and for 10 weeks during the season. It moves from fifth to third, while Pittsburgh drops one place to fourth. Rounding out the top 10 are Notre Dame, San Diego State, North Carolina, Texas, Connecticut and BYU.

By The Associated Press

 

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' final 2010-11 college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

 

1. Ohio St. (51) 32-2 1,611 1

2. Kansas (14) 32-2 1,574 2

3. Duke 30-4 1,472 5

4. Pittsburgh 27-5 1,406 3

5. Notre Dame 26-6 1,332 4

6. San Diego St. 32-2 1,322 7

7. North Carolina 26-7 1,189 6

8. Texas 27-7 1,069 10

9. Connecticut 26-9 1,019 21

10. BYU 30-4 977 8

11. Kentucky 25-8 928 15

12. Syracuse 26-7 922 11

13. Purdue 25-7 903 9

14. Louisville 25-9 874 14

15. Florida 26-7 840 12

16. Wisconsin 23-8 619 13

17. Arizona 27-7 516 16

18. St. John's 21-11 433 17

19. Utah St. 30-3 333 23

20. Xavier 24-7 270 18

21. Kansas St. 22-10 240 19

22. West Virginia 20-11 178 20

23. Washington 23-10 176 --

24. Texas A&M 24-8 152 --

25. Vanderbilt 23-10 130 --

Others receiving votes: Georgetown 129, Temple 124, Cincinnati 115, Old Dominion 65, Richmond 47, UNLV 38, Gonzaga 30, Butler 18, Villanova 17, Belmont 13, Missouri 13, George Mason 10, Memphis 7, Clemson 4, Colorado 3, Marquette 3, UCLA 3, Long Island U. 1.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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