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Zags lose Battle in Seattle, climb higher in polls

Jeremy Pargo celebrates a bucket against UConn on Saturday.  The Zags lost in overtime 88-83. Jeremy Pargo celebrates a bucket against UConn on Saturday. The Zags lost in overtime 88-83.

SPOKANE, Wash. - After the losing to No. 2 Connecticut in the Battle in Seattle, Gonzaga finds itself even higher in the AP Top 25 Poll on Monday.  The Zags moved up one spot to No. 7.

Connecticut (10-0) remains at No. 2 behind No. 1 North Carolina (11-0).

Gonzaga lost 88-83 in overtime on Saturday, leaving them with a record of 8-2 on the season.  Both Austin Daye and Matt Bouldin fouled out of the game, and Uconn made 9 more free throws than the Zags attempted.

The Bulldogs have lost the Battle in Seattle three times in a row.

AP Top 25 Poll
1. North Carolina (11-0) 
2. Connecticut (10-0)
3. Pittsburgh (12-0)
4. Oklahoma (11-0)
5. Duke (10-1)
6. Wake Forest (10-0)
7. Gonzaga (8-2)
8. Notre Dame (8-2)
9. Texas (9-2)
10. Purdue (9-2)
11. Michigan St. (8-2)
12. Georgetown (8-1)
13. UCLA (8-2)
14. Xavier (9-1)
15. Ohio St. (8-0)
16. Tennessee (8-2)
17. Syracuse (11-1)
18. Villanova (10-1)
19. Louisville (7-2)
20. Arizona St. (9-1)
21. Baylor (9-1)
22. Clemson (12-0)
23. Minneosta (10-0)
24. Michigan (8-2)
25. Missouri (9-1)

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