College Basketball Rankings: Georgetown Surges Into Top 10 In AP Poll

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 31: Henry SIms #14 of the Georgetown Hoyas drives to the basket during a college basketball game against the Providence Friars on December 31, 2011 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. The Hoyas won 49-40. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

The Hoyas have moved into the top 10 after a road win over Louisville last week.

Fresh off a huge road win over then-No. 4 Louisville, the Georgetown Hoyas have surged into the Top 10 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Hoyas come in at No. 9 this week, two spots ahead of the Louisville squad they defeated by three points last Wednesday.

Georgetown is 12-1 on the year, with the only loss coming to Kansas at the Maui Invitational. The Hoyas now have two wins over Memphis, a road win over Alabama and the road win over Louisville on their resume.

Here is the complete AP Top 25:

  1. Syracuse
  2. Kentucky
  3. North Carolina
  4. Baylor
  5. Duke
  6. Ohio State
  7. Missouri
  8. Connecticut
  9. Georgetown
  10. Michigan State
  11. Louisville
  12. Indiana
  13. Florida
  14. Kansas
  15. Mississippi State
  16. Michigan
  17. UNLV
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Murray State
  20. Marquette
  21. Virginia
  22. Harvard
  23. Kansas State
  24. San Diego State
  25. Gonzaga

Others Receiving Votes: Creighton (11-2) 86; Ohio (12-1) 28; Stanford (12-2) 12; Vanderbilt (9-4) 8; Pittsburgh (11-4) 8; Xavier (9-4) 8; Cincinnati (11-3) 6; New Mexico (12-2) 6; Purdue (12-3) 6; Saint Louis (12-2) 6; Texas A&M (9-3) 4; St. Mary's (13-2) 3; California (12-3) 2; Seton Hall (12-2) 2; Alabama (10-3) 1; Wagner (10-3) 1

For more on the Hoyas, visit Casual Hoya.

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