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Top teams work their way up, burdened by bull’s-eye on back

Posted: February 11, 2013 at 4 a.m.

Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker celebrates with teammate Dan Fahey (far left) after Wisconsin upset No. 3 Michigan 65-62 on Saturday in Madison, Wis. The top three teams in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s basketball poll (Indiana, Florida, Michigan) all lost in the past week. Indiana lost at Illinois on Thursday while Florida fell at Arkansas on Tuesday.

The tying half-court heave at Wisconsin went in, of course. Then Kansas lost again. And in case you were asleep late Saturday night, Notre Dame took five overtimes to beat Louisville.

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Sports, Pages 13 on 02/11/2013

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