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College basketball rankings: Arizona falls to 16th in AP, 15th in Coaches polls

A slight fall down the rankings for the Wildcats

2016 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational - Butler v Arizona Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

After dropping a 69-65 decision to the Butler Bulldogs on Friday night, the Arizona Wildcats have slid down the rankings a bit this week.

The new AP Top 25 has Arizona 16th, while the Coaches poll tabs the Wildcats as the 15th-best team in the country right now.

Here’s a look at the full AP poll:

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kentucky (40) 6-0 1,590
2 Villanova (20) 6-0 1,567
3 North Carolina (4) 7-0 1,497
4 Kansas 5-1 1,414
5 Duke 6-1 1,365
6 Virginia 6-0 1,286
7 Xavier 6-0 1,181
8 Gonzaga 6-0 1,112
9 Baylor (1) 6-0 1,068
10 Creighton 6-0 965
11 UCLA 7-0 955
12 Saint Mary's 5-0 866
13 Indiana 4-1 857
14 Louisville 5-1 808
15 Purdue 5-1 687
16 Arizona 5-1 655
17 Wisconsin 5-2 555
18 Butler 6-0 506
19 Iowa State 5-1 389
20 South Carolina 6-0 379
21 Rhode Island 5-1 354
22 Syracuse 4-1 229
23 Oregon 4-2 189
24 Florida 6-1 154
25 West Virginia 4-1 132
Others receiving votes: Maryland 126, Notre Dame 85, Cincinnati 49, Michigan State 28, Ohio State 22, Michigan 13, Temple 8, USC 7, Houston 6, Florida State 5, VCU 5, California 3, Tennessee State 2, Virginia Tech 1, Arkansas State 1, San Diego State 1, Colorado 1, Minnesota 1, Rutgers 1

Butler has moved up to 18th after taking down Arizona. For what it’s worth, the Bulldogs were ranked higher in the KenPom rankings heading into that game, and as of Monday morning, Butler is 17th there, while Arizona is 24th.

The Wildcats get another ranked Bulldog team this week when they face No. 8 Gonzaga at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Speaking of L.A., the UCLA Bruins moved up to 11th thanks to winning the Wooden Legacy, and catching everyone’s eye with their up-tempo offense. The other ranked Pac-12 team, the Oregon Ducks, fell all the way down to 23rd after struggling in Maui.

Three other Pac-12 teams are also receiving votes in both the AP and Coaches polls (USC, Cal, and Colorado).

Arizona returns to the court on Wednesday when they take on the Texas Southern Tigers in McKale Center. That game is scheduled to tip-off at 7 PM MT, and will be broadcast on Pac-12 Networks.