Florida basketball evens out at No. 7 in top 25

The third regular season editions of the 2012-13 USA Today and Associated Press Top 25 Polls were released on Monday, and the Indiana Hoosiers (3-0) 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 evened out at No. 7 in the polls, moving up one spot in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ rankings after two more impressive victories. Florida gained 32 voting points in the USA Today rankings and added 24 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. 10 (1,048)No. 8 (550)-
2W 77-69 vs. North Florida1-0No. 11 (995)No. 10 (535)-
3L 53-59 at No. 20 Wisconsin
W 86-56 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock
2-1No. 16 (619)No. 14 (359)-
4W 67-53 vs. Southern
W 79-59 vs. MTSU
4-1No. 15 (729)No. 13 (395)-
5W 86-60 at Jacksonville
W 67-66 vs. Florida State
6-1No. 15 (758)No. 12 (426)-
6L 64-65 at No. 12 UConn6-2No. 19 (434)No. 19 (258)-
7W 67-61 vs. No. 13 Kansas7-2No. 16 (699)No. 17 (296)-
8W 77-75 vs. Memphis
W 66-49 vs. Fresno State
9-2No. 13 (881)No. 14 (383)-
9W 76-34 vs. Savannah State10-2No. 12 (915)No. 13 (413)-
10W 67-58 vs. Richmond11-2No. 10 (1,052)No. 11 (473)12
11W 74-58 vs. South Carolina
W-OT 84-82 at Arkansas
13-2
(2-0 SEC)
No. 7
(1,205)
No. 7
(573)
8
12W 72-50 vs. Georgia
W 68-61 at Auburn
15-2
(4-0 SEC)
No. 6
(1,303)
No. 6
(639)
8
13W 68-62 at Alabama
W 67-41 vs. Tennessee
17-2
(6-0 SEC)
No. 3
(1,436)
No. 4
(694)
5
14W 62-51 at Mississippi State
W 69-36 vs. Texas A&M
19-2
(8-0 SEC)
No. 3
(1,482)
No. 4
(720)
3
15W 68-58 vs. Missouri
W 78-69 vs. Alabama
21-2
(10-0 SEC)
No. 3
(1,477)
No. 4
(711)
5
16W 67-58 at Tennessee
W 69-59 at Kentucky
23-2
(12-0 SEC)
No. 2
(1,543)
No. 2
(752)
4
17W 71-66 vs. Auburn
W 75-71 at Ole Miss
25-2
(14-0 SEC)
No. 1
(1,606)
No. 1
(791)
3
18W 57-54 at Vanderbilt
W 79-61 vs. LSU
27-2
(16-0 SEC)
No. 1
(1,606)
No. 1
(793)
3
19W 72-46 at South Carolina
W 84-65 vs. Kentucky
29-2
(18-0 SEC)
No. 1
(1,610)
No. 1
(793)
2
Post-
season
W 72-49 vs. Missouri
W 56-49 vs. Tennessee
W 61-60 vs. Kentucky
32-2
(18-0 SEC)
(3-0 SECT)
No. 1
(1,610)
No. 1
(794)
1
FinalW 67-55 vs. Albany
W 61-45 vs. Pittsburgh
W 79-68 vs. UCLA
W 62-52 vs. Dayton
L 53-63 vs. UConn
36-3
(18-0 SEC)
(3-0 SECT)
(4-1 NCAAT)
-No. 3
(735)
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ESPN/USA TODAY COACHES POLL
This Week 1-5: Indiana (27), Duke (4), Michigan, Ohio State, Syracuse
6-10: Louisville, Florida, Kentucky, Arizona, Kansas
11-15: Creighton, Gonzaga, North Carolina, Michigan State, Missouri
16-20: Cincinnati, Oklahoma State, N.C. State, Colorado, UNLV
21-25: San Diego State, Illinois, New Mexico, UCLA, Georgetown

Last 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

ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 POLL
This Week 1-5: Indiana (47), Duke (18), Michigan, Ohio State, Louisville,
6-10: Syracuse, Florida, Kentucky, Arizona, Kansas
11-15: Creighton, Gonzaga, Michigan State, North Carolina, Oklahoma State
16-20: Missouri, Cincinnati, N.C. State, Colorado, Georgetown
21-25: Minnesota, Illinois, San Diego State, UNLV, New Mexico

Last 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

*Numbers in parenthesis represent first-place votes.

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