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Monday December 3, 2012Men's Basketball Earns Highest National Ranking Since 2007

Gainesville, Fla.

Fueled by a 82-49 victory against Marquette in the SEC/BIG EAST Challenge, the University of Florida men’s basketball team was ranked No. 5 in the USA Today’s Coaches’ Poll and No. 6 in the AP Poll. This marks the highest the Gators have been ranked in both the AP and USA Today Coaches’ Poll since the end of 2006-07 season.

 

Florida will face in-state rival Florida State in Tallahassee on Wednesday, December 5. The team will not play another game until Saturday, December 15 against No. 8 Arizona in Tucson, Ariz.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               


Associated Press Poll

Rank

Team

Record

Points

1

Indiana (45)

8-0

1,605

2

Duke (20)

8-0

1,577

3

Michigan

7-0

1,467

4

Syracuse

5-0

1,384

5

Louisville

6-1

1,332

6

Florida

6-0

1,324

7

Ohio State

5-1

1,254

8

Arizona

5-0

1,190

9

Kansas

6-1

1,079

10

Gonzaga

8-0

1,054

11

Cincinnati

7-0

919

12

Missouri

6-1

866

13

Illinois

8-0

654

14

Minnesota

8-1

584

15

Georgetown

5-1

545

16

Creighton

7-1

469

17

San Diego State

5-1

410

18

New Mexico

8-0

553

19

Michigan State

6-2

347

20

North Carolina

6-2

321

21

UNLV

5-1

285

22

Notre Dame

7-1

278

23

Oklahoma State

5-1

263

24

Wichita State

8-0

245

25

North Carolina St.

4-2

234

 

USA Today Coaches’ Poll

Rank

Team

Record

Points

1

Indiana (25)

8-0

768

2

Duke (6)

8-0

749

3

Michigan

7-0

701

4

Syracuse

5-0

660

5

Florida

6-0

629

6

Louisville

6-1

612

7

Ohio State

5-1

598

8

Arizona

5-0

564

9

Kansas

6-1

534

10

Gonzaga

8-0

522

11

Missouri

6-1

427

12

Cincinnati

7-0

415

13

Creighton

7-1

299

14

Illinois

8-0

283

15

San Diego State

5-1

270

16

North Carolina

6-2

248

17

Michigan State

6-2

222

18

UNLV

5-1

210

19

Kentucky

4-3

196

20

New Mexico

8-0

182

21

Minnesota

8-1

149

22

Oklahoma State

5-1

122

23

Georgetown

5-1

121

24

North Carolina St.

4-2

115

25

Notre Dame

7-1

92


 

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