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Gonzaga No. 1, UW Huskies No. 25 in new AP Rankings

Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. scored a game-high 25 points in a win over BYU. (AP)

The Gonzaga Bulldogs (27-2, 14-0) reclaimed the top spot in the AP Top 25 College Basketball poll, surpassing Duke (24-3), who fell two spots after last week’s loss to North Carolina.

The Zags, who beat BYU 102-68 on Saturday, aren’t the only Washington team to move up in the poll: The UW Huskies (22-5, 13-1) cracked the Top 25 at No. 25.

The Huskies, who remain undefeated at home, are having their best season in nearly a decade. Washington began the season ranked 25th but fell out of the poll following a loss to then-No. 11 Auburn in the first week of play.

Both Gonzaga and Washington will next play Thursday, Feb. 28 – the Huskies with a road game against Cal at 8 p.m., and the Zags with a road game against the Pacific Tigers at 8 p.m.

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