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College basketball rankings: Arizona stays put in AP and coaches polls

Still hanging out just outside the top ten

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After a couple of wins this week, the Arizona Wildcats did not move in either of the major college basketball polls.

Here's a look at the new top-25 for each rankings:

AP

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS
1 Michigan State Spartans (64) 11-0 1,621
2 Kansas Jayhawks (1) 8-1 1,499
3 Oklahoma Sooners 7-0 1,409
4 Kentucky Wildcats 9-1 1,385
5 Iowa State Cyclones 9-0 1,370
6 Maryland Terrapins 9-1 1,353
7 Duke Blue Devils 8-1 1,271
8 Virginia Cavaliers 8-1 1,132
9 Purdue Boilermakers 11-0 1,082
10 Xavier Musketeers 10-0 1,062
11 North Carolina Tar Heels 7-2 1,023
12 Villanova Wildcats 8-1 865
13 Arizona Wildcats 9-1 860
14 Providence Friars 10-1 724
15 Miami-Florida Hurricanes 8-1 622
16 Baylor Bears 7-1 605
17 Butler Bulldogs 8-1 562
18 SMU Mustangs 7-0 560
19 Louisville Cardinals 7-1 534
20 West Virginia Mountaineers 8-1 466
21 George Washington Colonials 9-1 256
22 UCLA Bruins 7-3 213
23 Cincinnati Bearcats 8-2 197
24 Texas A&M Aggies 8-2 152
25 Connecticut Huskies 6-3 47
Also Receiving Votes: Gonzaga 44, South Carolina 42, Oregon 37, Colorado 21, Vanderbilt 18, Wichita St 17, Arkansas-Little Rock 14, Dayton 14, Pittsburgh 12, Georgetown 8, Utah 7, Texas 4, Notre Dame 4, Syracuse 3, Northwestern 3, Iowa 3, Marquette 1, Army 1, Houston 1, Florida 1
Dropped Out: Gonzaga 20, Vanderbilt 21, Oregon 24, Utah 25

Coaches

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS
1 Michigan State (28) 11-0 794
2 Iowa State (3) 9-0 719
3 Oklahoma (1) 7-0 675
4 Kentucky 9-1 665
5 Kansas 8-1 664
6 Duke 8-1 649
7 Maryland 9-1 640
8 Purdue 11-0 552
9 Virginia 8-1 547
10 Xavier 10-0 491
11 North Carolina 7-2 474
12 Arizona 9-1 469
13 Villanova 8-1 464
14 Baylor 7-1 323
14 Providence 10-1 323
16 West Virginia 8-1 288
16 Louisville 7-1 288
18 Butler 8-1 268
19 Miami (FL) 8-1 265
20 Cincinnati 8-2 101
21 Gonzaga 6-3 90
22 George Washington 9-1 87
23 Vanderbilt 6-3 79
24 Texas A&M 8-2 77
25 South Carolina 8-0 70
Also Receiving Votes: UCLA 59, Connecticut 45, Oregon 38, Pittsburgh 30, Colorado 25, Wichita St 19, Dayton 18, Notre Dame 15, Davidson 13, Syracuse 12, Indiana 9, Arkansas-Little Rock 9, California 9, LSU 8, Iowa 8, Northwestern 7, Georgetown 6, Texas 3, UNLV 2, Utah 1, Florida 1, South Dakota State 1
Dropped Out: Oregon 23, Utah 24

I still find it mind-blowing that Arizona is in front of Providence in both of these polls, but it is what it is.

The Pac-12 did not have a great weekend, as Oregon and Utah both fell out of the rankings. UCLA is surging though, with wins over Kentucky and Gonzaga this year.

Arizona's strength of schedule has taken a bit of a hit, as Gonzaga continues to struggle, and UNLV lost to Wichita State to drop them a bit. The Rebels were on the verge of being ranked last week. No more.

The Wildcats are back in action again on Wednesday night at 8 PM, as the in-state rival NAU Lumberjacks come down to Tucson.