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Metro Hoops Poll: SJU 1st, SB 4th, Manhattan 2nd

Manhattan forward George Beamon shoots a free throw

Manhattan forward George Beamon shoots a free throw during the second half against Hofstra. (Nov. 30, 2013) (Credit: James Escher)

St. John’s stays at No. 1 after two straight wins, including a 104-58 thrashing of Fordham on Saturday. Manhattan is up two places to second after three straight victories, while Iona is up two spots after winning four straight. Stony Brook is down two places to fourth and Princeton moves to fifth from seventh.

St. Francis is down four spots to sixth, Seton Hall is up one to seventh after a win over Rutgers on Sunday night, while Quinnipiac drops two places to eighth after a 1-2 week. NJIT is back in the poll at ninth and Wagner falls one place to 10th. Fordham drops out after a lopsided loss to St. John’s.

1. SJU 6-2
2. Manhattan (6-2)
3. Iona (5-2)
4. Stony Brook (6-4)
5. Princeton (6-1)
6. St. Francis (5-4)
7. Seton Hall (5-3)
8. Quinnipiac (5-3)
9. NJIT (6-4)
10. Wagner (5-5)

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.