Arizona basketball: Wildcats stay at No. 3 in AP Top 25
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Arizona basketball: Wildcats stay at No. 3 in AP Top 25

Arizona stayed at No. 3 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, though the Wildcats have more first-place votes (16) than No. 2 Michigan State (13).

Duke is No. 1 and USC is 10th.

Auburn has put two administrative staffers on leave as a result of the school's internal investigation into allegations raised in the federal investigation.

Arizona issued two suspensions last week, to assistant coach Mark Phelps and forward Keanu Pinder, but did not say if the suspensions were related to the investigation it has commissioned. Arizona said only that they weren't related to the federal investigation.

Donald Trump sought help from his Chinese counterpart in resolving the case against the UCLA players accused of shoplifting, according to the Washington Post.

A lot of eyes in college basketball are watching Florida travel ball coach Brad Augustine, who may be cooperating with federal investigators as one of the key figures in the probe.

Augustine's 1 Family program included former UA recruiting target Nassir Little, the player a shoe company alleged in the Sept. 26 federal complaint that Arizona offered $150,000 to.

CBS' Gary Parrish ranks UA No. 2, and a De'Anthony Melton-less USC at No. 8.

Arizona nominated Allonzo Trier as its Pac-12 Player of the Week candidate. The award will be announced early this afternoon. 

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