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Badgers picked No. 4 in preseason basketball coaches poll

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 The Badgers men's basketball team will begin the season with a target on their backs. Wisconsin has been voted No. 4 in the USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll.

The Badgers return four starters from last year's Final Four squad. The returnees included Frank Kaminsky, who was voted the Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year, and Sam Dekker, a Big Ten preseason first-teamer.

 USA Today Coaches Poll 

 1. Kentucky (24)

2. Arizona (3)

3. Duke (2)

4. Wisconsin (3)

5. Kansas

6. North Carolina

7. Florida

8. Virginia

9. Louisville

10. Texas

11. Wichita State

12. Villanova

13. Gonzaga

14. Iowa State

15. UCONN

16. VCU

17. San Diego State

18. Michigan State

19. Oklahoma

20. Oklahoma State

21. Nebraska

22. SMU

23. Michigan

24. Syracuse

25. Iowa

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