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Four Hoosier Tourney Teams Make Coaches Poll

Last updated on Tuesday, March 18, 2008

(UNDATED) - All four Indiana schools in the men’s NCAA Tournament are in the top 25 in this week’s ESPN/USA Today coaches’ poll.

The Butler Bulldogs remain 10th in the rankings. The Dogs have been off since winning the Horizon League Tournament last Tuesday night. They will face the Jaguars of South Alabama in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon in Birmingham.

Notre Dame dropped one spot to 15th after losing their Big East Tournament opener to Marquette. The Fighting Irish still received a #5 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will face George Mason Thursday in Denver.

Purdue dropped two spots to18th. The Boilermakers lost to Illinois in their first Big Ten Tournament game. The Boilers will face Baylor in round one of the NCAA Tournament fRiday afternoon in Washington, D.C.

Indiana's loss to Minnesota in their Big Ten Tournament opener caused the Hoosiers to drop four places into a tie with Marquette for 24th. IU plays Arkansas in their NCAA opener Friday night in Raleigh.

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