Wildcats drop to ninth in the polls

Feb 11, 2013, 5:43 PM | Updated: 6:21 pm

The seventh-ranked Arizona Wildcats entered their Sunday matchup against California with a chance to really rise in the national rankings due to losses by other top-10 teams.

Then the Wildcats went out and lost.

A 77-69 defeat to the Golden Bears left the Wildcats with a 20-3 record including an 8-3 mark in the Pac-12, and Monday they dropped two spots in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches polls.

Now ranked ninth, the Wildcats will hit the road for a Thursday tilt against Colorado before a Sunday game against Utah.

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