Despite the six-game winning streak, Oregon misses out on AP Top 25

The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team is 13-3 overall.

They’re 5-0 in Pac-12 play.

They’re on a six-game winning streak.

And finally, the Ducks are getting healthy.

None of that seems to matter when it comes to the Associated Press Top 25 where the Ducks received just 17 votes. Oregon isn’t close to being in the Top and Arizona at No. 12 is the only Pac-12 team ranked.

The Wildcats were ranked eighth but dropped four spots after their 73-70 loss at Washington State, a place where the Ducks came away victorious. It was Arizona’s second conference loss. On New Year’s Eve, the Wildcats dropped a 100-82 decision at Stanford.

In fact, Arizona and Oregon are the only Pac-12 teams to receive any votes. It’s a stark contrast to the women’s side where there are five Pac-12 schools that are ranked with Oregon State just falling short with 59 votes.

The disrespect of the Pac-12 is not only in the AP poll. In ESPN’s Bracketology, just four teams are included in the Field of 65. Arizona, Oregon, Colorado and Utah would be in the NCAA tournament if it were held now.

Things may change soon if Oregon keeps winning, however. The Ducks play at Colorado and Utah this weekend before hosting the Arizona schools next week.

Story originally appeared on Ducks Wire