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

St. John's #24 Justin Burrell takes a foul

St. John's #24 Justin Burrell takes a foul shot during first half action at Madsion Square Garden. (Jan. 16, 2011) Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

The top five teams remained the same in the poll this week. There was a bit of the shakeup in the bottom five as Rider moved up on place to sixth. Fairfield dropped two spots to eighth, Seton Hall dropped out of the poll, while St. Peter’s came back in. Columbia stayed at 10th, while LIU, riding a seven-game winning streak, moved up two places to seventh.

1. St. John’s (11-5)
2. Princeton (11-4)
3. Iona (12-6)
4. Hofstra (10-6)
5. Rutgers (10-7)
6. Rider (12-6)
7. LIU (13-4)
8. Fairfield (12-4)
9. St. Peter’s (9-8)
10. Columbia (10-5)

Outside looking in: Wagner (8-9), Seton Hall (8-10), Army (10-8), Stony Brook (7-9).

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