Syracuse falls to No. 12 in rankings

Syracuse fell to No. 12 in the latest round of rankings released Monday afternoon. It is the first time they have fallen out of the top 10 since the 2010-11 season.

The Orange went 1-1 last week, with a win over Providence and a loss to rival Georgetown. The Hoyas moved up to No. 7 in the polls, and are the highest ranked Big East team.

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Syracuse will play No. 22 Marquette later today, and then host No. 10 Louisville on Saturday.

Indiana received 64 first place votes to take the top spot. They were followed by Gonzaga, who received one first place vote. Duke, Michigan and Miami rounded out the top 5.

Other ranked Big East teams included No. 21 Notre Dame and No. 23 Pittsburgh.

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