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Metro Hoops Poll: Manhattan on top

Manhattan's George Beamon looks to get inside during

Manhattan's George Beamon looks to get inside during a game against Hofstra. (Nov. 21, 2012) Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Manhattan moves to the top of the poll after winning four straight. St. John’s fell to second with Stony Brook moving up one place to third. Princeton is steadily making a climb, jumping one place to fourth, while Iona tumbled two places to fifth.

Quinnipiac surged up two spots to sixth, while Seton Hall, despite a bad loss to St. Peter’s remained seventh. Fordham is back in the poll at eight after two straight wins, while Columbia and Rider enter the rankings for the first time at ninth and 10th. NJIT and Wagner dropped out of the poll.

1. Manhattan (7-2)
2. St. John’s (6-3)
3. Stony Brook (7-4)
4. Princeton (8-1)
5. Iona (5-3)
6. Quinnipiac (6-3)
7. Seton Hall (7-4)
8. Fordham (6-3)
9. Columbia (6-5)
10. Rider (5-4)

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

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