The Florida Gators's recent wins against the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils and Florida State Seminoles were enough to boost them one spot to No. 10 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 men's basketball rankings poll. Florida returns to the top 10 for the first time since Nov. 28.
The Syracuse Orange (13-0) continue to lead the nation and garnered 54 of a possible 65 first-place votes. The Ohio St. Buckeyes (12-1), Kentucky Wildcats (11-1), Louisville Cardinals (12-0), and North Carolina Tar Heels (11-2) round out the top five.
Florida's lone losses in the 2011/12 season to date have come against Syracuse and Ohio State. Its season continues Thursday against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (7-5), followed by a game Saturday against the Yale Elis (8-2).
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