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WBB Metro Poll: SJU No. 1, SB debuts at 10

St. John's Shenneika Smith drives past Duke's Ka'lia

St. John's Shenneika Smith drives past Duke's Ka'lia Johnson during the first half. (March 24, 2012) (Credit: AP)

St. John’s, despite losing senior guard Eugeneia McPherson to an ACL tear and playing without point guard Nadirah McKenith in a loss at Boston University on Saturday, is the No. 1 team in the first weekly Metro Poll. Princeton and Rutgers are second and third, followed by Quinnipiac and Fairfield. Stony Brook makes our poll for the first time, checking in at No. 10.

1. St. John’s (4-2)
2. Princeton (5-2)
3. Rutgers (3-3)
4. Quinnipiac (6-0)
5. Fairfield (5-1)
6. Marist (4-4)
7. Sacred Heart (4-3)
8. Iona (3-4)
9. Fordham (5-2)
10. Stony Brook (3-3)

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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