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Rutgers and Marist top WBB poll

Marist guard Sydney Coffey, left, drives around Michigan

Marist guard Sydney Coffey, left, drives around Michigan State guard Jasmine Thomas as she is screened by Marist guard Elizabeth Beynnon during the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in College Park, Md. on Saturday. (March 23, 2013) Credit: AP

Winners of six straight games, including a 61-58 win over then-No. 16 Georgia, Rutgers remains No. 1 in the latest women’s metro hoops poll. Marist is up one place to second after winning six in a row.

Seton Hall drops one spot to third, while Fordham, which has won 10 straight, stayed at fourth. St. John’s has won three in a row and moves up one place to fifth, while St. Francis fell one spot to sixth. Stony Brook, Iona, Army and Princeton all remain in the same place.

1. Rutgers (10-2)
2. Marist (7-4)
3. Seton Hall (9-3)
4. Fordham (11-2)
5. St. John’s (8-4)
6. St. Francis NY (9-2)
7. Stony Brook (8-4)
8. Iona (8-2)
9. Army (8-3)
10. Princeton (8-5)

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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