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Arizona softball: Cats fall just 2 spots in rankings to No. 21

2013-02-27T00:00:00Z Arizona softball: Cats fall just 2 spots in rankings to No. 21Patrick Finley Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 27, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Three losses cost the Arizona Wildcats only two spots in Tuesday's ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll Tuesday.

The UA (10-5) fell from No. 19 to No. 21 after losing to No. 1 Oklahoma, No. 11 LSU and Ohio State (also receiving votes) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif., last week.

The UA beat two teams: Long Beach State and Loyola Marymount. Arizona hosts the Wildcat Invitational starting Friday, facing UC-Riverside at 4 p.m. and Boston U. at 6 p.m.

Up next

• What: Wildcat Invitational

• Where: Hillenbrand Stadium

• Arizona's schedule: Friday - vs. UC-Riverside, 4 p.m., vs. Boston University, 6 p.m.; Saturday - vs. Boston University, 4 p.m.; vs. Portland St., 6 p.m.; Sunday - vs. Portland St., 11 a.m.

ESPN.com/ USA Softball Poll

1. Oklahoma (18)

2. Alabama (2)

3. Arizona State

4. Florida

5. Texas A&M

6. Missouri

7. Cal

8. Texas

9. Tennessee

10. UCLA

11. LSU

12. Oregon

13. Louisiana-Lafayette

14. Michigan

15. Stanford

16. Louisville

17. Kentucky

18. Washington

19. Tulsa

20. Baylor

21. Arizona

22. Hawaii

23. Virginia Tech

24. Georgia

25. Nebraska

Patrick Finley's poll

1. Oklahoma

2. Alabama

3. Arizona State

4. Cal

5. Texas A&M

6. Texas

7. Tennessee

8. Missouri

9. Florida

10. LSU

11. Oregon

12. UCLA

13. Louisiana-Lafayette

14. Michigan

15. Louisville

16. Stanford

17. Washington

18. Kentucky

19. Hawaii

20. Tulsa

21. Baylor

22. Georgia

23. Arizona

24. Florida State

25. Virginia Tech

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