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College basketball polls: Arizona ranked 12th in AP, 11th in coaches rankings

A lot of losses from everyone else certainly helped

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After the Arizona Wildcats were one of the only teams in the top 25 to not lose a game this week, it's no surprise that they made a fairly significant jump in this week's polls.

Arizona is now ranked 12th in the AP, and 11th in the coaches.

Here's a look at how both rankings shook out after a very strange week in college basketball:

AP Top 25

RANK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Oklahoma (65) 15-1 1,625
2 North Carolina 16-2 1,515
3 Kansas 15-2 1,499
4 Villanova 16-2 1,403
5 Xavier 16-1 1,321
6 West Virginia 15-2 1,278
7 Maryland 16-2 1,259
8 SMU 17-0 1,179
9 Iowa 14-3 1,167
10 Texas A&M 15-2 994
11 Michigan State 16-3 950
12 Arizona 15-3 801
13 Virginia 13-4 649
13 Baylor 14-3 649
15 Miami (FL) 13-3 645
16 Providence 15-3 609
17 Louisville 14-3 608
18 Butler 13-4 439
19 Iowa State 13-4 411
20 Duke 14-4 375
21 USC 15-3 338
22 Purdue 15-3 322
23 Kentucky 13-4 276
24 South Carolina 16-1 252
25 Indiana 15-3 210
Also Receiving Votes: Pittsburgh 184, Clemson 53, Wichita St 38, Valparaiso 30, Notre Dame 14, Dayton 9, Saint Mary's 8, Gonzaga 5, Utah 3, Hawaii 3, Arkansas-Little Rock 1, Monmouth 1, Navy 1, Oregon 1
Dropped Out: Pittsburgh 20, Gonzaga 25

USA TODAY Coaches Poll

RANK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Oklahoma (26) 15-1 763
2 North Carolina (4) 16-2 727
3 Kansas (1) 15-2 700
4 Villanova 16-2 674
5 Maryland 16-2 629
6 Xavier 16-1 616
7 West Virginia 15-2 585
8 Texas A&M 15-2 532
9 Iowa 14-3 494
10 Michigan State 16-3 461
11 Arizona 15-3 438
12 Duke 14-4 360
13 Virginia 13-4 340
14 Miami (FL) 13-3 319
15 Baylor 14-3 306
16 Louisville 14-3 288
17 Providence 15-3 269
18 South Carolina 16-1 231
19 Kentucky 13-4 206
20 Pittsburgh 15-2 179
21 Iowa State 13-4 173
22 Purdue 15-3 167
23 Indiana 15-3 162
24 Butler 13-4 156
25 USC 15-3 103
Also Receiving Votes: Gonzaga 35, Clemson 29, Dayton 29, Oregon 20, Valparaiso 16, Wichita St 16, Connecticut 12, Saint Mary's 10, Michigan 6, Washington 5, Arkansas-Little Rock 5, California 5, LSU 3, Monmouth 3, Seton Hall 2, UAB 1
Dropped Out: Gonzaga 21

The other good news for the Pac-12 is that the Wildcats are finally joined by another conference mate. That team is USC. The Trojans are 21st in the AP , and 25th in the coaches. Oregon is the only other team from the Pac-12 receiving votes in both polls.

According to College Poll Tracker, Arizona is ranked anywhere from 8th (Kevin McNamara) to 22nd (Scott Wolf), with most of their votes falling at 12th, which was their ultimate ranking.

The Wildcats travel to the Bay Area this week to take on Stanford on Thursday, and Cal on Saturday.