The University of Nevada is now #12 in the AP Top 25 men's basketball poll. 

The Wolf Pack has appeared in the last 22 polls dating back to last season.

The Pack’s highest ranking of the season was fifth on Nov. 26 in the AP poll and fifth on Dec. 31 in the USA Today Coaches poll. Both are the highest rankings in school history.

Nevada (25-2, 12-2 MW) hosts intrastate rival UNLV (15-12, 9-6 MW) on Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center.  The Pack has won its last 15 home games dating back to last season. 

The 25-2 record after 27 games in the best in school history

Meanwhile, Gonzaga is back atop the AP Top 25 poll.

The Zags moved up a spot Monday to begin a second stint at No. 1 this season, both times replacing Duke at the top. Gonzaga (27-2) spent two weeks at No. 1 after beating the Blue Devils to win the Maui Invitational in November.

Virginia moved up a spot to No. 2, while the Blue Devils fell to third after losing at home to rival North Carolina - which climbed to a season-high fifth behind Kentucky.

Michigan State, Tennessee, Houston, Michigan and Marquette rounded out the top 10.

Preseason No. 1 Kansas fell to 15th, the Jayhawks' lowest ranking since January 2014.

Wofford checked in at No. 24 for its first AP poll appearance in program history. 

(The Associated Press, University of Nevada contributed to this story.)