(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)
Zags first team in college basketball up to 25 wins…
The Gonzaga Bulldogs have moved up to the No. 2 spot in the national rankings, notching six first-place votes in the AP poll. This happened after Gonzaga downed Loyola Marymount and San Diego in WCC play last week.
No. 1 Duke has lost to Gonzaga (89-87 in the Maui Invitational championship in November), and moved back into the first-place spot after Tennessee lost over the weekend. Gonzaga is also the first team in college basketball to get to 25 wins on the season.
Duke is 23-2 on the year, while No. 3 Virginia, coached by former WSU coach Tony Bennett is 22-2.
The Vols dropped to No. 5 while the team that beat them, Kentucky, moved to No. 4. See the full story here.