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Gonzaga ranked No. 9 in AP Poll

Gonzaga took home the hardware in New York and were rewarded with the No. 9 ranking in the country..

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It was supposed to come several weeks earlier but the Zags finally had their first true test of the season this past week as they took on a very strong St. John's team.  The athletic Red Storm were a tough matchup for the Zags and Steve Lavin's team simply wouldn't go away in the finals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.  Some late game heroics from Gary Bell and stellar play from Domantas Sabonis pushed the Bulldogs to the win and moved them to 6-0 on the season.  For their efforts, the Associated Press has decided to reward them with the No. 9 ranking in the nation.

The top five remains the same as Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Arizona lead the pack as the top three.  Here's a look at the top 10: