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AP POLL: Gonzaga Ranked #1 In The Nation!

Gonzaga beat Portland 81-52 on Saturday, convincing voters they were worthy of a No. 1 ranking (Photo: SWX) Gonzaga beat Portland 81-52 on Saturday, convincing voters they were worthy of a No. 1 ranking (Photo: SWX)
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Gonzaga, the small Northwest school known for big NCAA tournament wins, is No. 1 in The Associated Press' Top 25 for the first time.
    
Riding the best record in Division I at 29-2, the Bulldogs took advantage of Indiana's loss to Minnesota last week. The Bulldogs switched places with the Hoosiers, advancing from No. 2 to move comfortably into the No. 1 spot Monday.
    
Gonzaga is the fifth school to hold the top spot this season. Indiana was the preseason No. 1 and on top for nine other weeks. Duke, Louisville and Michigan were the other No. 1s.
    
Duke stayed at No. 3 with five first-place votes. Kansas and Georgetown both jumped two spots to fourth and fifth. The Hoyas received the other two first-place votes.

You can buy Gonzaga t-shirts at Sport Town located at Main and Stevens and the Gonzaga bookstore.


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