Gators fall to No. 8 in basketball poll


Published: Monday, December 17, 2012 at 1:31 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, December 17, 2012 at 1:31 p.m.

Florida dropped from No. 5 to No. 8 in the latest Associated Press men's college basketball poll released Monday.

The Gators lost to then-No. 8 Arizona 65-64 on Saturday night in Tucson.

Florida returns to the O'Connell Center for a 7 p.m. game Wednesday against Southeastern Louisiana.

Duke jumped to No. 1, as Indiana fell from the top spot after losing to Butler on Saturday.

1. Duke (62): 9-0

2. Michigan (3): 11-0

3. Syracuse: 9-0

4. Arizona: 8-0

5. Louisville: 9-1

6. Indiana: 9-1

7. Ohio St.: 8-1

8. Florida: 7-1

9. Kansas: 8-1

10. Illinois: 12-0

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