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Arizona Wildcats jump to No. 8 in AP hoops poll

Posted at 5:38 PM, Dec 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 19:38:14-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The Arizona Wildcats have moved back into the top 10 in the AP college basketball Top 25.

Arizona ranks 8th, marking a five-spot jump after a win over UNLV Saturday.

Michigan State is No. 1, followed by Kansas, Oklahoma, Maryland, Virginia, Xavier and North Carolina. Butler and Providence -- the one team to beat Arizona this year -- round out the top 10.

For the rest of the rankings, click here

Arizona (11-1) hosts Long Beach State (6-7) in a nonconference matchup at 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

No. 8 is the highest rank Arizona has had this season, topping the No. 11 ranking the team had in late November before losing to Providence.