Syracuse (WSYR-TV/AP) – The Syracuse University men’s basketball team fell several spots in both major polls after being stunned by Temple at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Syracuse fell to No. 9 in the Associated Press poll and No. 7 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll
Duke and Michigan remain the top two teams in both polls.
Arizona, Louisville and Indiana all moved up one place in the Associated Press poll to third through fifth. Kansas, which won at Ohio State, moved from ninth to sixth. Missouri, which beat Illinois, jumped from 12th to seventh. Cincinnati advanced from 11th to eighth. Syracuse, which lost to Temple, and Ohio State complete the top 10.
Louisville and Arizona were tied at No. 3 in the coaches’ poll. They were followed by Indiana and Kansas respectively.
Cincinnati, Missouri, and Ohio State followed SU to round out the top 10 in the coaches’ poll.