The hype is gone.
After losing to St. John’s on Saturday, their third defeat in their last four games, the Arizona Wildcats (10-3) nearly fell out of the AP Top 25 and are viewed in an even worse light by some of the most well-known college basketball experts.
Here’s a roundup of where the Wildcats rank in the eyes of some of the major media outlets and ESPN’s Bracketology.
Arizona was 16th (of 16) in last week’s ESPN Power Rankings but are now out of the mix, not even among the three teams who are “in the waiting room.”
The Wildcats dropped out of Katz’s Power 36 after ranking 27th last week.
Dauster dropped Arizona four spots after the loss to St. John’s, explaining his reasoning on his podcast.
Parrish ranked Arizona 15th in his Top 25 And 1 last week, but removed them completely after the loss to St. John’s.
Arizona has the No. 12 offense and No. 43 defense in the country, according to Ken Pomeroy’s metrics.
Arizona was a No. 4 seed in the West in last week’s Bracketology.