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Metro Poll: Stony Brook 7th, SJU 9th

Stony Brook forward Al Rapier controls the ball

Stony Brook forward Al Rapier controls the ball against New Hampshire in the NCAA Division I men's basketball game. Stony Brook won 61-52. (Jan. 16, 2012) Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Seton Hall is wearing the King’s hat again in our poll, followed by Iona and Wagner. There were changes after that, however, as Manhattan made a huge jump, moving up give places to No.4. Those things happen when you beat conference heavyweight Iona. LIU also moved up, jumping one spot to fifth after winning two in a row. Rutgers dropped two places to sixth, while Stony Brook stayed at seventh. St. John’s fell four places, while Princeton came in and eighth. Columbia dropped two spots to 10th and Fairfield is out of the poll this week.

1. Seton Hall (15-3)
2. Iona (14-4)
3. Wagner (14-3)
4. Manhattan (12-7)
5. LIU (12-6)
6. Rutgers (11-8)
7. Stony Brook (10-7)
8. Princeton (10-8)
9. St. John’s (8-9)
10. Columbia (11-7)

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

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