Arizona women’s basketball stayed put at No. 18 in the Associated Press poll after beating UT Arlington last week.
Arizona is coming off a 78-59 road victory over the UT Arlington Mavericks last Wednesday. That followed a 75-54 neutral court win over Baylor, which is now ranked No. 23.
The Wildcats (10-1) received 238 votes in the poll compared to 217 votes the prior week.
Arizona is one five Pac-12 teams ranked, joining No. 2 Stanford, No. 10 UCLA, No. 11 Utah and No. 17 Oregon.
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South Carolina is the unanimous No. 1.
Arizona opens Pac-12 play Thursday when it hosts rival ASU (7-4) at 6 p.m. MST on Pac-12 Network. The Wildcats then travel to the Bay Area, where they’ll face Cal (9-3) Saturday at 8 p.m. on Pac-12 Network.
Arizona concludes the Bay Area trip with a Jan. 2 meeting at Stanford. That game will tip at 12:30 p.m. and will also be aired on Pac-12 Network.