The top 6 college basketball teams fall on the same day

Gonzaga, Arizona, Auburn, Purdue, Kansas and Kentucky all fell.

TUCSON, Arizona – Madness arrived earlier this year.

An unpredictable college basketball season took an unprecedented turn on Saturday when the top six teams and seven of the top 10 teams lost.

Gonzaga, Arizona, Auburn, Purdue, Kansas and Kentucky all fell.

It was the first time since the Associated Press had started rankings in the 1948–49 season that the top six teams lost on the same day.

No. 9 Texas Tech also lost to set another record for most top-10 teams losing in a day. Only No. 7 Duke and No. 10 Baylor won, the Bears ahead of the fifth-placed Jayhawks.

No. 8 Villanova avoided carnage by default – the Wildcats won’t play again until Tuesday.


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Arizona Sports

The city of Phoenix is ​​home to five major professional sports league teams; The Arizona Cardinals of the NFL, the Phoenix Suns of the NBA, the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA, the Arizona Diamondbacks of the MLB and the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL.

The Cardinals have made State Farm Stadium in Glendale their home turf and the Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix is ​​home to both the Suns and Mercury. The Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League also play Footprint. Phoenix has a soccer team with USL’s Phoenix Rising FC.

The Valley hosts several major sporting events each year, including college football’s Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl; the PGA Tour’s busiest event, the Waste Management Phoenix Open; NASCAR events every spring and fall; and Cactus League spring training.

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