Arizona Women’s Basketball drops to 20 after loss to Kansas

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO - DECEMBER 04: Kailyn Gilbert #15 of the Arizona Wildcats stands on the court during the second half of her team's game against the New Mexico Lobos at The Pit on December 04, 2022 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Wildcats defeated the Lobos 77-60. (Photo by Sam Wasson/Getty Images)
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO - DECEMBER 04: Kailyn Gilbert #15 of the Arizona Wildcats stands on the court during the second half of her team's game against the New Mexico Lobos at The Pit on December 04, 2022 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Wildcats defeated the Lobos 77-60. (Photo by Sam Wasson/Getty Images) /
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After dropping their first game of the season to Kansas last week, Arizona Women’s Basketball (7-1) fell to No. 20 this week in the latest AP Top 25 poll. 

Just like the men’s team, the 2022-23 Arizona Women’s Basketball season is steadily cruising right along as well.

Entering last weeks action undefeated and with a marquee showdown against undefeated Kansas looming, the Wildcats returned to the hardwood looking for a statement win.

Despite starting strong, unfortunately, Arizona looked overmatched, losing in dominating fashion by a 77-50 final to the Jayhawks.

So following their rough showing at McKale Center, Arizona fell this week when the latest AP Poll was announced on Monday afternoon, dropping all the way to No. 20.

Still in the Top 25, unfortunately, Arizona Women’s Basketball saw a significant drop in the latest AP Poll.

So far this season, the Pac-12 Conference is loaded with teams in the AP Top 25 and joining the Wildcats this week were Stanford (No. 2), UCLA (No. 10), Utah (No. 13), and Oregon (No. 16) in addition to Arizona.

So, with the Wildcats falling to No. 20 in the country, they will have to remain focused this week as they take on Texas Southern on Wednesday evening before facing No. 18 Baylor for a marquee showdown in Dallas, TX.

The Wildcats are going to need to turn up the intensity this week as they take on a talented Baylor team on Sunday; however, they cannot overlook Texas Southern.

Arizona will need to be ready this week and have a better showing against Baylor. If the Wildcats take care of business, they will have a great opportunity to rise in the AP Top 25 rankings as well as strengthen their postseason resume!

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