Wildcats move up to No. 7 in AP Top 25 poll

2013-02-04T11:25:00Z 2013-02-04T14:10:43Z Wildcats move up to No. 7 in AP Top 25 pollBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 04, 2013 11:25 am  • 

The Arizona Wildcats jumped one spot to No. 7 in the Associated Press Top 25 after their sweep of the Washington schools over the weekend.

Indiana moved back into the top spot, followed by Florida, Michigan, Duke, Kansas, Gonzaga, Arizona, Miami (Fla.), Syracuse and Ohio State. The Wildcats have beaten Florida, which leads the SEC, and Miami, which is undefeated in ACC play.

Oregon fell from No. 10 to 19 after being swept by Stanford and California over the weekend.


Arizona stayed at No. 4 in the official NCAA RPI, while Oregon dropped to No. 27.


Kyle Fogg "hung out" with Lute Olson at the Basketball Hall of Fame.


Sidiki Johnson's departure has been described as a "voluntary leave of absence" according to the Providence Journal. Johnson was dismissed by UA in December 2011 for personal reasons.


Aaron Gordon has put Oregon on his list of finalists, along with Washington, UA and Kentucky.



Josh Huestis says Stanford is learning how well it can play after sweeping the Oregon schools. The Cardinal will play at McKale Center on Wednesday (7 p.m., ESPNNEWS).


Mike Montgomery was happy the Bears played some defense against Oregon, in a game watched by Mark Emmert and Larry Scott. Cal will face Arizona on Sunday (5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks).


Colorado may have a lofty RPI but losing at Utah didn't help the Buffs' resume.


Tough to tell what's next for the inconsistent Utes.

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