The college basketball scene is beginning to boil into March Madness as the final hours of the February steadily pass -- and the latest AP Poll suggests the Ohio St. Buckeyes (23-6, 11-5) may be ready for February to end now.
Ohio State spent most of late January and early February fixed at No. 3 in the standings, but have since lost three times, slipping to No. 10 in Monday's rankings after losing 60-63 to the No. 14 Wisconsin Badgers (21-8, 10-6) Sunday night.
One of the other teams to take the Buckeyes down this month, the Michigan St. Spartans (24-5, 13-3) have eased up the rankings during Ohio State's crumbling. Michigan State -- who began the Preseason at No. 27 -- has not only won 7 straight games and reached the top of the Big Ten Conference standings, they have climbed yet another spot in the AP Poll to reach No. 5 overall.
Here is a look at the AP Poll Top 10 rankings for this week:
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