Florida basketball up slightly in top 25 polls

By Adam Silverstein
December 31, 2012

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.

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[EXPAND CLICK TO EXPAND and view full versions of the top 25 polls.]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.[/EXPAND]

2 Comments

  1. kb_gators says:

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

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