Syracuse rises to No. 5 in polls

With a win over Michigan State and Colgate, Syracuse moved up to No. 5 in the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today college basketball poll.

Syracuse joins No. 4/4 Connecticut, No. 8/8 Pittsburgh, No. 10/11 Villanova, No. 15/13 Georgetown, No. 20/21 Louisville and No. 24/23 Notre Dame as the other top 25 teams from the Big East.

Duke maintained the top spot in both polls, receiving all 65 first-place votes. Ohio State (No. 2) and Kansas (No. 3) rounded out the top 5.

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