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Metro Poll: Stony Brook 2nd, Columbia 9th

Stony Brook's Dave Coley puts up a shot.

Stony Brook's Dave Coley puts up a shot. (Dec. 11, 2012) (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

We're a day late with the poll due to the Holiday, but here we go with the first one of 2013: Seton Hall stayed hot and stays No. 1 in the poll, followed by Stony Brook, which suffered a gut-wrenching 60-59 loss to the Pirates. Rutgers has won five straight and remained third. St. John’s and Fairfield stayed at fourth and fifth, respectively. Iona held steady at sixth, while Wagner surged three places to seventh. St. Peter’s moved up one place to seventh, while Columbia enters the poll for the first time at ninth. Princeton dropped two places to 10th. Rider lost two straight and drops out of the poll.

1. Seton Hall (11-2)

2. Stony Brook (9-4)

3. Rutgers (9-2)

4. St. John’s (8-4)

5. Fairfield (9-5)

6. Iona (7-6)

7. Wagner (6-5)

8. St. Peter’s (6-6)

9. Columbia (6-5)

10. Princeton (5-7)

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.

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