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WBB Metro Poll: SJU 6th, Iona 8th

St. Johns' Nadirah McKenith goes to the basket

St. Johns' Nadirah McKenith goes to the basket against Duke's Elizabeth Willams during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game in the Maggie Dixon Classic. (Dec. 9, 2012) Credit: AP

Quinnipiac finishes the regular season as the top team in the poll. Winners of 19 straight, the Bobcats have been a dominant, albeit, underrated force in the region. Marist is No. 2 after finishing its MAAC season 18-0. Fordham jumps up one place to second after an inspiring 22-7 regular season. Princeton dropped one spot to fourth, while Army makes a surprise jump from seventh to fifth.

St. John’s and Sacred Heart each fell one place to sixth and seventh. Iona is up one place to eighth, switching places with Fairfield. Rutgers finishes at 10th. Our post season poll will run on Tuesday.

1. Quinnipiac (27-2)
2. Marist (23-6)
3. Fordham (22-7)
4. Princeton (19-6)
5. Army (22-7)
6. St. John’s (17-11)
7. Sacred Heart (21-9)
8. Iona (18-11)
9. Fairfield (17-12)
10. Rutgers (16-13)

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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