Arizona held onto the top spot in the AP college basketball poll Monday, a day after narrowly beating Texas.
Alabama, Duke, Pittsburgh and Oregon stayed at Nos. 2-5. Minnesota returned to the Top 25, replacing College of Charleston at No. 25 in the only change of teams in the rankings.
Arizona, No. 1 all season, beat the Longhorns 73-70 in Tucson with big plays from guard Jason Gardner in the final two minutes, including two 15-footers.
The Longhorns (5-2) dropped from eighth to 10th in the rankings. Texas has lost its last two games after being ranked as high as No. 2.
The Wildcats (5-0) received 69 first-place votes and 1,749 points from the national media panel.
Alabama (7-0) beat Bowling Green in its only game last week and received 1,620 points.
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