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Monday December 10, 2012Gators Ranked Fifth in Both Polls

Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida men’s basketball team was ranked No. 5 in the most recent Associated Press and USA Today’s Coaches’ Poll. UF remains the fifth-ranked team in the coaches’ poll for the second-consecutive week and moved up one spot in the Associated Press Poll since last week.

 

The Gators defeated Florida State, 72-49, in their only game last week. This week, Florida will travel to Tuscon, Ariz. to face No. 8 Arizona on Saturday, December 15. The Wildcats will be the second nationally-ranked opponent UF has played this season and first top-10 foe.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               


Associated Press Poll

Rank

Team

Record

Points

1

Indiana (44)

9-0

1,580

2

Duke (20)

9-0

1,551

3

Michigan

9-0

1,444

4

Syracuse

8-0

1,378

5

Florida

7-0

1,319

6

Louisville

8-1

1,303

7

Ohio State

6-1

1,211

8

Arizona

7-0

1,178

9

Kansas

7-1

1,087

10

Illinois

10-0

991

11

Cincinnati

9-0

944

12

Missouri

8-1

877

13

Minnesota

10-1

714

14

Gonzaga

9-1

699

15

Georgetown

7-1

577

16

Creighton

9-1

525

17

New Mexico

10-0

512

18

San Diego State

7-1

491

19

Michigan State

8-2

328

20

UNLV

7-1

305

21

North Carolina

7-2

298

22

Notre Dame

8-1

283

23

Wichita State

9-0

280

24

Oklahoma State

7-1

251

25

North Carolina St.

6-2

213

 

USA Today Coaches’ Poll

Rank

Team

Record

Points

1

Indiana (25)

9-0

769

2

Duke (6)

9-0

749

3

Michigan

9-0

705

4

Syracuse

8-0

663

5

Florida

7-0

644

6

Louisville

8-1

609

7

Ohio State

6-1

586

8

Arizona

7-0

568

9

Kansas

7-1

537

10

Illinois

10-0

465

11

Missouri

8-1

450

12

Cincinnati

9-0

447

13

Creighton

9-1

228

14

Gonzaga

9-1

325

15

San Diego State

7-1

292

16

Minnesota

10-1

225

17

UNLV

7-1

224

18

North Carolina

7-2

222

19

Michigan State

8-2

213

20

New Mexico

10-0

207

21

Georgetown

7-1

163

22

Kentucky

6-3

125

23

Oklahoma State

7-1

116

24

Notre Dame

8-1

110

25

North Carolina St.

6-2

93


 

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