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Gonzaga Gets Closer to Top 10... Again


A loss by Florida equals a move up the basketball chain for the Gonzaga Bulldogs.

The Zags moved up one spot to No. 13 on the latest AP Top 25 basketball poll released Monday.

Duke remained at No. 1 and Michigan is No. 2. Syracuse, after a loss to Temple on Saturday, dropped to No. 9. Arizona, Louisville and Indiana round out the top five.

Gonzaga's next game is Saturday at home against Baylor (ESPN2). They travel to No. 22 Oklahoma State to face the Cowboys on New Year's Eve (ESPN2). The beginning of West Coast Conference play is January 3 at Pepperdine.




AP Top 25 - Week 8
1 Duke (63) 11-0 1,623
2 Michigan (2) 12-0 1,551
3 Arizona 11-0 1,463
4 Louisville 11-1 1,422
5 Indiana 11-1 1,383
6 Kansas 10-1 1,309
7 Missouri 10-1 1,157
8 Cincinnati 12-0 1,144
9 Syracuse 10-1 1,140
10 Ohio State
9-2 965
11 Minnesota 12-1 878
12 Illinois 12-1 875
13 Gonzaga 11-1 824
14 Florida 8-2 772
15 Georgetown 10-1 674
16 Creighton
11-1 589
17 San Diego State
11-1 557
18 Butler 9-2 512
19 Michigan State
11-2 416
20 UNLV 11-1 382
21 Notre Dame
12-1 337
22 Oklahoma State
10-1 318
23 NC State
9-2 264
24 Pittsburgh 12-1 189
25 Kansas State
9-2 152
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