Arizona Basketball

How Arizona compares to RPI Top 10

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— No. 9 Arizona has the second-best victory (beating No. 2 Miami 69-50) among the Top 10 RPI teams. The Hurricanes have the best (routing No. 1 Duke 90-63).

— The Wildcats’ worst loss is to No. 57 Cal at home 77-69. No. 7 Kansas has by far the worst loss to No. 223 TCU 62-55.

— Five teams in the RPI Top 10 have worse losses than Arizona’s setback against Cal, which has won four of its last five games. The worse losses: Miami at No. 91 Florida Gulf Coast 63-51, No. 3 New Mexico to No. 73 South Dakota State 70-65 at The Pit, No. 4 Florida at No. 99 Arkansas 80-69, No. 7 Kansas at No. 223 TCU 62-55, and No. 8 Louisville at No. 65 Villanova 73-64.

— Arizona’s 5-3 record vs. RPI Top 50 teams is better or similar to No. 6 Michigan (6-4), No. 8 Louisville (6-4) and No. 10 Gonzaga (3-2).

Site publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner

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