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SU hoops tumbles to No. 12

The Syracuse University men’s basketball team fell to No. 12 in both major polls on Monday, two days after Georgetown snapped the team’s 38-game home win streak.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The Syracuse University men’s basketball team fell to No. 12 in both major polls on Monday, two days after Georgetown snapped the team’s 38-game home win streak.

The Orange will have a chance to bounce back tonight when it hosts Marquette for a Big Monday match-up at 7 p.m.

SU is 22-5 overall and 10-4 in the Big East Conference going into tonight’s game. The Golden Eagles are 19-7, 10-4. They are ranked No. 22 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll as well as the Associated Press poll.

Indiana topped both polls at 24-3 overall, while Gonzaga was ranked No. 2 in both.

Duke and Michigan registered at No. 3 and No. 4. Kansas was ranked No. 5 in the Coaches Poll, while Miami was ranked No. 5 in the AP poll.

Complete poll
1. Indiana (64) 24-3 1,624 1
2. Gonzaga (1) 27-2 1,530 3
3. Duke 24-3 1,461 6
4. Michigan 23-4 1,411 7
5. Miami 22-4 1,317 2
6. Kansas 23-4 1,272 9
7. Georgetown 21-4 1,236 11
8. Florida 22-4 1,164 5
9. Michigan St. 22-6 1,105 4
10. Louisville 22-5 1,047 10
11. Arizona 23-4 998 12
12. Syracuse 22-5 915 8
13. Kansas St. 22-5 875 13
14. New Mexico 23-4 764 16
15. Oklahoma St. 20-6 692 14
16. Ohio St. 20-7 675 18
17. Wisconsin 19-8 558 19
18. Saint Louis 21-5 495 -
19. Memphis 24-3 453 21
20. Butler 22-6 351 15
21. Notre Dame 22-6 328 25
22. Marquette 19-7 317 17
23. Pittsburgh 21-7 158 20
24. Oregon 22-6 61 23
25. Louisiana Tech 24-3 54 -

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