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College basketball rankings: Arizona up to 17th in AP and Coaches Polls

Jumping up a spot

NCAA Basketball: Arizona at Stanford Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

After finishing a road sweep of the Bay Area schools, the Arizona Wildcats have moved up ever-so-slightly in this week’s college basketball polls.

Arizona is now ranked 17th in the AP Poll and in the Coaches Poll.

Here’s a look at the full AP Poll:

AP Top 25

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kansas (59) 28-3 1,619
2 Villanova (2) 28-3 1,517
3 UCLA (3) 28-3 1,487
4 Gonzaga (1) 30-1 1,430
5 Oregon 27-4 1,364
6 North Carolina 26-6 1,291
7 Arizona 27-4 1,252
8 Kentucky 26-5 1,182
9 Baylor 25-6 1,084
10 Louisville 24-7 1,047
11 West Virginia 24-7 958
12 SMU 27-4 849
13 Purdue 25-6 839
14 Duke 23-8 667
15 Cincinnati 27-4 634
16 Florida State 24-7 631
17 Florida 24-7 617
18 Butler 23-7 538
19 Saint Mary's 27-3 456
20 Wichita State 30-4 401
21 Virginia 21-9 400
22 Notre Dame 23-8 394
23 Iowa State 20-10 147
24 Wisconsin 23-8 139
25 Maryland 24-7 47
Others Receiving Votes: Middle Tennessee (27-4) 28; Oklahoma State (20-11) 23; Minnesota (23-8) 22; Michigan (20-11) 16; Dayton (24-6) 11; Seton Hall (20-10) 9; Southern California (23-8) 6; Providence (20-11) 5; Vermont (27-5) 3; VCU (24-7) 2; Arkansas (23-8) 2; Wake Forest (18-12) 2; Miami (Fla.) (20-10) 2; Princeton (21-6) 1; Creighton (23-8) 1; UNC-Wilmington (28-5) 1; Michigan State (18-13) 1

Interestingly enough, Arizona jumps over Butler, as well as Purdue and Indiana, while getting leapfrogged by Florida State and another Pac-12 team.

With the Oregon Ducks beating the UCLA Bruins in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, the Ducks jump up to No. 15 while the Bruins slide down to No. 4. The USC Trojans also remain ranked, checking in at No. 25 after getting blown out by Oregon.

USC is 26th in the Coaches Poll now, and the only other team in the conference receiving votes is Cal. The Bears are tied for 30th in the Coaches Poll, but are not receiving votes in the AP Poll.

Arizona returns to action on Thursday when they host the Utah Utes for an 8 PM MT battle on Fox Sports 1.