|Arizona fights its way to #10, moving up two spots in this week's AP Top 25 poll. The Wildcats are the highest ranked of three Pac 12 teams in the poll, including UCLA at #11 and Colorado (#23). Arizona played only one game this week, a win at home over Texas-El Paso, 72-51.
UCLA moves up two spots in the poll following a week that began with an overtime win at home against UC Irvine, 80-79. After that came another win at home against James Madison, 100-70.
Colorado enters the poll at #23 after wins against Murray State, 81-74, then-16th ranked Baylor, 60-58, and Dayton, 67-57.
Indiana stays number one for the second straight week.
Along with new entry Colorado, Oklahoma State breaks into the Top 25 at #20 with an overtime win on the road against Akron, 69-65, a win on the road over Tennessee, 62-45, and an upset win on the road over then-6th ranked NC State, 76-56. Notre Dame falls out of the Top 25 this week with a win at home over Monmouth, 84-57, an upset loss on the road to St. Joseph's (PA), 79-70, and a win on the road over Brigham Young, 78-68. Wisconsin drops out after a win against Cornell, 73-40 and a loss to then-10th ranked Florida, 74-56.
NC State is a big mover this week to #16 after a win on the road over Penn State, 72-55, a win on the road over Massachusetts, 94-76, and an upset loss on the road to Oklahoma State. Baylor tanked eight spots to #24 after wins against St. John's, 97-78 and Boston College, 84-74 and a loss to Colorado.