January 6, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Syracuse Orange forward Rakeem Christmas (25) grabs the ball before it goes out of bounds against the South Florida Bulls during the second half at the Sun Dome. Syracuse Orange defeated the South Florida Bulls 55-44. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Syracuse stays put at #7 in the AP Poll


Syracuse remained ranked seventh in the latest Associated Press poll. Duke remained number one, with Michigan ranked right behind them at #2. The Big East ranked five teams, with Louisville at #3, Notre Dame at #17, Georgetown at #19, and Cincinnati at #21. Here is the poll for this week of January 7:

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Duke (62) 14-0 1,622
2 Michigan (3) 15-0 1,553
3 Louisville 13-1 1,447
4 Arizona 14-0 1,442
5 Indiana 13-1 1,381
6 Kansas 12-1 1,322
7 Syracuse 14-1 1,211
8 Minnesota 14-1 1,121
9 Gonzaga 15-1 1,064
10 Missouri 11-2 1,006
11 Florida 10-2 922
12 Illinois 14-2 881
13 Creighton 14-1 789
14 Butler 12-2 761
15 Ohio State 11-3 710
16 San Diego State 12-2 591
17 Notre Dame 13-1 547
18 Kansas State 12-2 472
19 Georgetown 10-2 441
20 North Carolina State 12-2 438
21 Cincinnati 13-2 375
22 Michigan State 12-3 267
23 Wichita State 14-1 135
24 UNLV 13-2 113
25 New Mexico 13-2 102
  • Others receiving votes: Virginia Commonwealth 94, Wyoming 87, Oklahoma State 64, Marquette 41, UCLA 41, Maryland 29, Kentucky 27, Temple 13, Oregon 11, North Carolina 4, Pittsburgh 1
  • Dropped from rankings: Oklahoma State 22, Pittsburgh 24

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