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Area Top 10: St. John's No.1

St. John's Dwight Hardy celebrates late in the

St. John's Dwight Hardy celebrates late in the second half against Georgetown, Monday. (Jan. 3, 2011) Credit: AP

St. John’s is still on top, thanks to a spirited win over Georgetown at the Garden last week. Princeton and Iona remained at second and third, respectively, while Hofstra moved up three places to fifth. Rutgers dropped one spot to fifth, Rider actually dropped two spots to seventh, despite two straight wins, and Fairfield stayed at sixth. Columbia enters the poll in the 10th spot, while LIU moved up one place to ninth.

1. St. John’s (10-4)
2. Princeton (11-4)
3. Iona (10-6)
4. Hofstra (10-5)
5. Rutgers (10-5)
6. Fairfield (12-3)
7. Rider (11-5)
8. Seton Hall (7-9)
9. LIU (11-4)
10. Columbia (9-5)

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