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Arizona moves up to No. 17 in AP Poll

ASU stays at No. 3

Connecticut v Arizona Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The Arizona Wildcats have moved up a spot in the latest AP Poll, jumping up from No. 18 to No. 17, it was unveiled Monday.

Arizona (10-3) beat North Dakota State and UConn last week to extend its win streak to seven games.

Here is the full poll:

  1. Villanova Wildcats
  2. Michigan State Spartans
  3. Arizona State Sun Devils
  4. Duke Blue Devils
  5. Texas A&M Aggies
  6. Xavier Musketeers
  7. West Virginia Mountaineers
  8. Wichita State Shockers
  9. Virginia Cavaliers
  10. TCU Horned Frogs
  11. Kansas Jayhawks
  12. Oklahoma Sooners
  13. North Carolina Tar Heels
  14. Purdue Boilermakers
  15. Miami Hurricanes
  16. Kentucky Wildcats
  17. Arizona Wildcats
  18. Baylor Bears
  19. Tennessee Volunteers
  20. Gonzaga Bulldogs
  21. Cincinnati Bearcats
  22. Texas Tech Red Raiders
  23. Seton Hall Pirates
  24. Florida State Seminoles
  25. Creighton Bluejays

Arizona opens up Pac-12 play Saturday, Dec. 30 against ASU (13-0) which remained at No. 3 in the polls.

The two Arizona schools are the only Pac-12 schools ranked in the Top 25, and appear destined to finish 1-2 in the conference.

Saturday’s rivalry game is the most anticipated game in McKale Center in recent memory. The Wildcats have already announced a sell out and a “red out.”

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. MST on the Pac-12 Networks.