The Wisconsin Badgers are ranked 14th in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 coaches poll which was released today. The Badgers had as 25-9 record last season and finished 15th in the 2010-11 final ranking.
Marquette starts out ranked 21st. The Golden Eagles finished last season with a 22-15 record and were 20th in the final rankings. Marquette has been picked to finish 6th in the Big East preseason poll which came out this week.
North Carolina goes in ranked #1, followed by Kentucky, Ohio State, Connecticut and Syracuse in the top 5. The second five has Duke at number 6, followed by Vanderbilt, Louisville, Memphis and Florida.