Zags fall out of top 10, ranked No. 14 in AP Poll
SPOKANE, Wash. — The Gonzaga men’s basketball team fell out of the top-10 rankings in the AP Poll for the first time in five years.
Following losses against then No. 24 Purdue and a win in a tight game against unranked Xavier, the Zags (previously No. 6) fell eight spots in the poll, ranking No. 14.
This is the lowest AP Poll ranking the Zags have seen since the 2017-18 season when they were ranked No. 20 at one point in the year. Their previous lowest ranking came when they were ranked No. 9 in the 2019-20 season.
Here are the current full rankings:
- Alabama (Arkansas and Alabama tied for 11th)
- North Carolina
- Michigan State
- Iowa State
- San Diego State
- Ohio State
The Zags face Baylor (No. 6) on Friday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. They will also play Alabama (Tied No. 11) on Saturday, Dec. 17.
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