Florida basketball up slightly in top 25 polls

The ninth regular season editions of the 2012-13 ESPN/USA Today and Associated Press Top 25 Polls were released on Monday with the Duke Blue Devils (9-0) holding steady the near-unanimous No. 1 team in the nation, receiving 93 of 96 votes as the top team in the country.

The Florida Gators, coming off of a neutral site victory, jumped up two spots to No. 9 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll and one spots to No. 13 in the AP Top 25. Florida gained 45 voting points in the ESPN/USA Today rankings and added 28 points in the AP poll. The Gators are one of just two 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)-
4L(OT) 65-66 vs. Georgetown
W 56-47 vs. UAB
L 64-75 vs. North Carolina
3-3NR (40)No. 24 (60)-

ESPN/USA TODAY COACHES POLL
This Week 1-5: Duke (30), Michigan (1), Arizona, Louisville, Indiana
6-10: Kansas, Syracuse, Ohio State, Florida, Gonzaga
11-15: Creighton, Missouri, Minnesota, Illinois, Cincinnati
16-20: Georgetown, San Diego State, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Butler
21-25: Oklahoma State, Pittsburgh, New Mexico, UNLV, N.C. State

Last Week 1-5: Duke (30), Michigan (1), Louisville/Arizona, Indiana
6-10: Kansas, Syracuse, Cincinnati, Missouri, Ohio State
11-15: Florida, Creighton, Gonzaga, Minnesota, Illinois
16-20: San Diego State, UNLV, Georgetown, Michigan State, Notre Dame
21-25: Butler, Oklahoma State, Kentucky, Pittsburgh, N.C. State

ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 POLL
This Week 1-5: Duke (63), Michigan (2), Arizona, Louisville, Indiana
6-10: Kansas, Syracuse, Ohio State, Minnesota, Gonzaga
11-15: Illinois, Missouri, Florida, Cincinnati, Georgetown
16-20: Creighton, Butler, Michigan State, San Diego State, New Mexico
21-25: Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Kansas State

Last Week 1-5: Duke (63), Michigan (2), Arizona, Louisville, Indiana
6-10: Kansas, Missouri, Cincinnati, Syracuse, Ohio State
11-15: Minnesota, Illinois, Gonzaga, Florida, Georgetown
16-20: Crieghton, San Diego State, Butler, Michigan State, UNLV
21-25: Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Kansas State

*Numbers in parenthesis represent first-place votes.

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2 Responses to “Florida basketball up slightly in top 25 polls”

  1. kb_gators says:

    What is the other SEC team in the top 25 this week?
    Kentucky is out