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Syracuse rises to No. 12 in AP poll

Syracuse rises to No. 12 in AP poll

first_img Published on November 26, 2018 at 2:10 pm Contact Nick: nialvare@syr.edu | @nick_a_alvarez Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse (6-1) is now ranked No. 12 in this week’s AP Top 25 poll released on Monday. SU moved up two spots from last week’s posting following three-straight wins in the Cancun Challenge.On Nov. 22, the Orange toppled Kansas State, 70-61. A day later, SU demolished Princeton, 92-61. On Nov. 24, Tiana Mangakahia scooped a buzzer-beater in overtime to beat then-No.16 DePaul, 83-81. Syracuse has now won five straight, including two wins against ranked opponents, since losing by a bucket to then-No.3 Oregon in Eugene on Nov. 10.Four other Atlantic Coast Conference teams cracked the Top 25: No. 1 Notre Dame, No. 5 Louisville, No. 13 North Carolina State and No. 21 Miami. Three other ACC teams — Virginia Tech, North Carolina and Florida State —received votes.Syracuse travels to No. 20 Minnesota (5-0) on Nov. 29 for the ACC/Big 10 Challenge.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more