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Wisconsin rises to No. 7

Updated: October 17, 2004, 6:44 PM ET
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Wisconsin handed Purdue its first defeat of the season en route to a top-10 berth in the latest ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll, which was released Sunday.

The Badgers (7-0) capitalized on a late turnover by Boilermakers quarterback Kyle Orton, returning a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown in a 20-17 win Saturday that propelled them five spots to seventh in the poll of Division I coaches. [All rankings in this article are from the ESPN/USA Today poll.]

Purdue (5-1), which had jumped five ...

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