Badger Men’s Basketball Ranked 7th in AP Top 25

By Adam Roberts – 11/9/2020

There’s still no official schedule released for the Wisconsin Badger men, but optimism must be running pretty high at the Associated Press.

Wisconsin opens the 2020-21 season ranked 7th in the nation’s premiere poll, one of a number of Big Ten schools to make the list. Ahead of the Badgers are the Iowa Hawkeyes at 5th, and right behind Wisconsin is Illinois at 8th. The other Big Ten spots are occupied by Michigan State (13), Ohio State (23), Rutgers (24) and Michigan (25).

Nate Reuvers was also the only Badger to make the preseason All-Big Ten team.

Wisconsin’s confirmed games so far include include a season opener November 25th against Eastern Illinois, their yearly match up against Marquette on December 4th, and a game against Lousiville as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on December 9th.