Wildcats drop to No. 12 in both major polls

2013-02-18T11:52:00Z 2013-02-18T13:41:31Z Wildcats drop to No. 12 in both major pollsBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 18, 2013 11:52 am  • 

The Arizona Wildcats have dropped to No. 12 in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today Top 25 polls after their loss at Colorado and close call at Utah over the weekend.

Oregon, first place in the Pac-12 at 10-3, is the conference's only other ranked team at No. 23. 


The Wildcats also dropped to No. 10 in the RPI and are No. 18 in the Sagarin ratings, suggesting they are somewhere in the 3-5 range for an NCAA tournament seed.


Cal AD Sandy Barbour says Mike Montgomery's shove of Allen Crabbe was "unacceptable," and Montgomery issued an apologetic statement.


Crabbe, meanwhile, was named Pac-12 Player of the Week for the second week in a row.


John Gasaway ranks Brandon Ashley No. 21 on his list of the Top 25 freshmen in college basketball.


Tad Boyle says Colorado is "not done" after losing to ASU.

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