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Metro Poll: Stony Brook 2nd, RU 1st

Stony Brook's Carson Puriefoy shoots from the foul

Stony Brook's Carson Puriefoy shoots from the foul line in the second half. (Jan. 12, 2013) Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Rutgers, despite a 10-point loss to No. 21 Cincinnati moves up one place into the top spot. Stony Brook keeps cruising along and is back in the No. 2 spot after a brief stay at No. 3. Iona, winners of five straight, vaulted four places to third while Seton Hall dropped from first to fourth after three straight losses.

St. John’s dropped one place to fifth after consecutive losses to Rutgers and Georgetown. Wagner held steady at sixth and Princeton moved up to places to seventh. Fairfield fell three places to eighth after two straight defeats and Columbia checks in at ninth and Rider comes in at 10th. Army drops out of the poll.

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

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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