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WBB Metro Poll: SJU 1, Hofstra 5th

Connecticut's Caroline Doty, left, guards St. John's Eugeneia

Connecticut's Caroline Doty, left, guards St. John's Eugeneia McPherson in the first half. (Feb. 18, 2012) (Credit: AP)

The top three remained in place this week. Sacred Heart jumped up one spot after a 77-64 win over Yale. Hofstra is up two places after a 13-point win over Fordham, which held steady at sixth. Iona is up on spot to seventh, while St. Francis surges into the poll for the first time this season despite of tough loss at St. John’s. Army is also in the poll for the first time, while Stony Brook is 10th for the second straight week. Marist drops out after losing its first three games of the season.

1. St. John’s (3-0)
2. Rutgers (3-0)
3. Seton Hall (3-1)
4. Sacred Heart (1-1)
5. Hofstra (2-1)
6. Fordham (2-2)
7. Iona (3-2)
8. St. Francis (2-1)
9. Army (2-1)
10. Stony Brook (2-2)

Area Teams
Army, Columbia, Fairfield, FDU, Fordham, Hofstra, Iona, LIU-Brooklyn, Manhattan, Marist, Monmouth, NJIT, Princeton, Quinnipiac, Rider, Rutgers, Sacred Heart, Seton Hall, St. Francis NY, St. John’s, St. Peter’s, Stony Brook, Wagner.