Mike Krzyzewski

Top-ranked Gonzaga faces No. 20 Saint Mary's in big test

The AP Top 25 has gone on a wild ride the past two weeks, with 16 losses by top-10 teams and programs bouncing around the poll like lotto balls.

Another loss by a top-10 team kicked off this week, with No. 4 Louisville losing 71-55 to No. 12 Virginia on Monday night.

No reason to think it will stop here in this parity-filled season.

Though the week is light on games between ranked teams, there will be two big ones out West and the first of two rivalry games on Tobacco Road.

The first game in the West is Thursday, when No. 5 Oregon plays at No. 10 UCLA.


The Ducks (21-3, 10-1 Pac-12) already passed one big test last week,...

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