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SU falls in both major college hoops polls

The Syracuse University men’s basketball team fell several spots in both major polls after being stunned by Temple at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV/AP) – The Syracuse University men’s basketball team fell several spots in both major polls after being stunned by Temple at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

Syracuse fell to No. 9 in the Associated Press poll and No. 7 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll.

Duke and Michigan remain the top two teams in both polls.

Arizona, Louisville and Indiana all moved up one place in the Associated Press poll to third through fifth. Kansas, which won at Ohio State, moved from ninth to sixth. Missouri, which beat Illinois, jumped from 12th to seventh. Cincinnati advanced from 11th to eighth. Syracuse, which lost to Temple, and Ohio State complete the top 10.

Louisville and Arizona were tied at No. 3 in the coaches’ poll. They were followed by Indiana and Kansas respectively.

Cincinnati, Missouri, and Ohio State followed SU to round out the top 10 in the coaches’ poll.

    Complete Associated Press poll:

    1. Duke (63)    11-0    1,623    1
    2. Michigan (2)    12-0    1,551    2
    3. Arizona    11-0    1,463    4
    4. Louisville    11-1    1,422    5
    5. Indiana    11-1    1,383    6
    6. Kansas    10-1    1,309    9
    7. Missouri    10-1    1,157    12
    8. Cincinnati    12-0    1,144    11
    9. Syracuse    10-1    1,140    3
    10. Ohio St.    9-2    965    7
    11. Minnesota    12-1    878    13
    12. Illinois    12-1    875    10
    13. Gonzaga    11-1    824    14
    14. Florida    8-2    772    8
    15. Georgetown    10-1    674    15
    16. Creighton    11-1    589    17
    17. San Diego St.    11-1    557    18
    18. Butler    9-2    512    19
    19. Michigan St.    11-2    416    20
    20. UNLV    11-1    382    21
    21. Notre Dame    12-1    337    22
    22. Oklahoma St.    10-1    318    24
    23. NC State    9-2    264    25
    24. Pittsburgh    12-1    189    -
    25. Kansas St.    9-2    152    -   
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