Florida basketball up to No. 7/8 in top 25 polls

The second regular season editions of the 2012-13 USA Today and Associated Press Top 25 Polls were released on Monday, and the Indiana Hoosiers (1-0) held on to the No. 1 spot in both rankings, receiving 72 of 96 votes as the top team in the country.

The Florida Gators moved up two spots to No. 8 in the USA Today poll and three spots to No. 7 in the AP Top 25 after two victories including one over a top-25 opponent. Florida gained 76 voting points in the USA Today rankings and added 196 voting points in the AP poll. The Gators are one of just three Southeastern Conference teams listed in the rankings this week.

WeekGator BaitRecordAP Top 25USA TodayNCAA RPI
Preseason--No. 7 (1,153)No. 7 (568)-
2W 68-45 vs. William & Mary1-0No. 8 (1,127)No. 7 (560)-
3L 69-67 vs. Miami
W(OT) 61-56 vs. ULM
2-1No. 18 (467)No. 16 (303)-

ESPN/USA TODAY COACHES POLL
This Week 1-5: Indiana (26), Louisville (5), Ohio State, Michigan, Duke
6-10: Syracuse, Kentucky, Florida, North Carolina, Arizona
11-15: Kansas, Creighton, UCLA, Missouri, N.C. State
16-20: Gonzaga, Memphis, UNLV, Michigan State, Cincinnati
21-25: Baylor, Oklahoma State, Connecticut, Wisconsin, San Diego State

Last Week 1-5: Indiana (25), Louisville (4), Kentucky (2), Ohio State, Michigan
6-10: N.C. State, Kansas, Syracuse, Duke, Florida
11-15: North Carolina, Arizona, Creighton, UCLA, Missouri
16-20: Memphis, Baylor, UNLV, Gonzaga, Wisconsin
21-25: Notre Dame, Michigan State, San Diego State, Cincinnati, Texas

ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 POLL
This Week 1-5: Indiana (46), Louisville (19), Ohio State, Michigan, Duke
6-10: Syracuse, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, Arizona
11-15: UCLA, Kansas, Missouri, Creighton, Michigan State
16-20: N.C. State, Gonzaga, UNLV, Memphis, Oklahoma State
21-25: Connecticut, Cincinnati, Colorado, Baylor, San Diego State

Last Week 1-5: Indiana (46), Louisville (18), Kentucky (1), Ohio State, Michigan
6-10: N.C. State, Kansas, Syracuse, Duke, Florida
11-15: North Carolina, Arizona, UCLA, Missouri, Creighton
16-20: Baylor, Memphis, UNLV, Gonzaga, Notre Dame
21-25: Michigan State, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Cincinnati, San Diego State

*Numbers in parenthesis represent first-place votes.

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