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College Basketball in the West
Tribune Power Rankings
1. Gonzaga (19-2)
Kelly Olynyk's perfect game pushed Zags past BYU and into the No. 1 spot here as the Zags proved they are virtually unbeatable at home.
2. Arizona (17-2)
Tough to figure out how good these Wildcats are after they lose at home to UCLA, bounce back with a dominating performance against USC.
3. Oregon (18-2)
The Ducks are at the top of the Pac-12 standings and the league's only unbeaten team in league after beating Washington at home Saturday.
4. Saint Mary's (17-4)
Gaels have won five straight after five-point loss at Gonzaga, a loss that is looking better and better as Zags dominate everyone else.
5. New Mexico (17-3)
Lobos stunk up San Diego in scoring just 34 points, lowest in school history in the shot clock era, but too good to drop much.
6. San Diego State (16-4)
Nice week for Aztecs as they rout Nevada on the road, then hold Lobos to just 34 points in a 21-point conquest.
7. UCLA (16-5)
Showed flashes of brilliance in big road win at Arizona, only to stumble two days later and fall by 18 points to so-so Arizona State.
8. UNLV (16-4)
Freshman Anthony Bennett starting to carry the Rebels, averaging 18.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.
9. Colorado State (16-4)
Showed some grit in comeback at New Mexico, despite loss, and then got a big road win at Fresno State, 74-63.
10. Arizona State (16-4)
Had big week against the Los Angeles schools, fighting off USC in overtime and clobbering UCLA by 18.