The Syracuse Orange, 10-0, didn’t move anywhere in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 Poll, staying as the number two ranked team for the second straight week. They did, however, move up in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll to second.
The Orange played one game last week after eight days off, beating St. John’s at Madison Square Garden yesterday 68-63. Their 1,528 points was second to Arizona’s 1,623. The Orange also received two first place votes, the only team to receive any other than the Wildcats, who sit atop of both polls for the second straight week. The Orange and Ohio State, who was ranked second in the Coaches’ Poll last week, both had 748 points and received one first place vote each.
The Orange play next on Friday against the High Point Panthers in the Carrier Dome. Tip is at 7 p.m.