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WBB Metro Poll: Hofstra 2nd, SJU 4th

St. John's Eugenia McPherson (22) has her shot

St. John's Eugenia McPherson (22) has her shot blocked by Baylor's Brittney Griner (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maggie Dixon Basketball Classic. (Dec. 11, 2011) Credit: AP

There was no change among the top four teams as Rutgers, Hofstra, Princeton and St. John's were Nos. 1 through 4.. Marist moved up one spot to fifth, while Seton Hall dropped from fifth to seventh. Sacred Heart fell two places to ninth, despite two straight wins and Harford surged up two spots to sixth. Army dropped out of the poll, while Fordham came in at ninth. Fairfield stayed at 10th.

1. Rutgers (9-1)
2. Hofstra (6-2)
3. Princeton (7-2)
4. St. John’s (5-5)
5. Marist (4-3)
6. Hartford (8-3)
7. Seton Hall (6-5)
8. Sacred Heart (9-1)
9. Fordham (6-4)
10. Fairfield (5-3)

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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