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Monday December 30, 2013Gators Check in at No. 12 in AP Poll

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The University of Florida men’s basketball team climbed one spot to No. 12 in the Associated Press Poll and to No. 13 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll.

Florida defeated Savannah State on Sunday, 76-34, as four Gators contributed with double-figure scoring efforts. Senior Patric Young led the way for the Orange and Blue with 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting. With his output, Young joined the 1,000 point club moving into 49th place in the school record books after finishing the afternoon with a total of 1,003 career points.

The Gators return home on Jan. 4 to take on Richmond in the final non-conference event of the season before opening SEC action in the O’Connell Center against South Carolina on Jan.8. Fans can click here to view ticket options and purchase available tickets.

Associated Press Poll Top 25

Rank

Team

Record

Points

1

Arizona (60)

13-0

1,620

2

Syracuse (5)

12-0

1,550

3

Ohio State

13-0

1,462

4

Wisconsin

13-0

1,408

5

Michigan State

11-1

1,364

6

Oklahoma State

11-1

1,278

7

Duke

10-2

1,144

8

Wichita State

13-0

1,067

9

Baylor

10-1

1,013

10

Oregon

12-0

987

11

Villanova

11-1

943

12

FLORIDA

10-2

915

13

Iowa State

11-0

869

14

Louisville

11-2

812

15

Kentucky

10-3

753

16

Kansas

8-3

666

17

Connecticut

11-1

647

18

Memphis

9-2

625

19

North Carolina

9-3

413

20

Colorado

11-2

373

21

San Diego State

10-1

371

22

Iowa

11-2

258

23

Massachusetts

11-1

160

24

Gonzaga

11-2

78

25

Missouri

11-1

76

 

USA Today Coaches’ Poll

Rank

Team

Record

Points

1

Arizona (30)

13-0

798

2

Syracuse (1)

12-0

762

3

Ohio State (1)

13-0

741

4

Michigan State

11-1

682

5

Wisconsin

13-0

677

6

Oklahoma State

11-1

605

7

Wichita State

13-0

588

8

Duke

10-2

568

9

Oregon

12-0

530

10

Louisville

11-2

515

11

Baylor

10-1

429

12

Iowa State

11-0

420

13

FLORIDA

10-2

413

14

Villanova

11-1

392

15

Connecticut

11-1

340

16

Kentucky

10-3

319

17

Kansas

8-3

314

18

Memphis

9-2

268

19

North Carolina

9-3

184

19

San Diego State

10-1

145

21

Gonzaga

11-2

145

22

Massachusetts

11-1

137

23

Iowa

11-2

113

24

Colorado

11-2

92

25

Missouri

11-1

51

 

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