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Metro Poll: Iona No.1, SBU 4th, SJU 9th

Long Island forward Jamal Olasewere (1) walks off

Long Island forward Jamal Olasewere (1) walks off the court after garnering his fifth foul in the second half of an East Regional NCAA tournament second-round college basketball game against North Carolina. (March 18, 2011) Credit: AP

The top five stayed the same as last week, with Iona, LIU, Wagner and Stony Brook all going undefeated last week. Manhattan split two games to keep its place in the poll. Fairfield moved up two places after winning two straight and St. Francis NY jumped three spots after two consecutive wins last week. Rutgers tumbled two places after dropping two in a row, while Seton Hall fell three places to 10th after six straight losses. St. John’s held steady at ninth.

1. Iona (19-5)
2. LIU (17-7)
3. Wagner (19-4)
4. Stony Brook (16-7)
5. Manhattan (17-8)
6. Fairfield (13-10)
7. St. Francis NY (13-10)
8. Rutgers (12-12)
9. St. John’s (13-10)
10. Seton Hall (15-8)

Area Teams
Army, Columbia, Fairfield, FDU, Fordham, Hartford, Hofstra , Iona, LIU, Manhattan, Marist, Monmouth, NJIT, Princeton, Quinnipiac, Rider, Rutgers, Sacred Heart, Seton Hall, St. Francis (Brooklyn), St. Peter’s, St. John’s, Stony Brook , Wagner.


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