Carolina MBB Holding Steady at No. 19, Women Stay in Top Ten

By Matt Oakes Posted December 30, 2013 at 1:32 pm

CHAPEL HILL– Carolina men’s basketball remains locked in at No. 19 in the latest AP poll released Monday.

Following the Tar Heels’ sloppy win against Northern Kentucky, there was no upward movement for the 9-3 squad nationally.

Arizona remains the top-ranked team in the AP rankings, but undefeated ACC representative Syracuse cut into the Wildcat lead by receiving five first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel.

The Duke Blue Devils, sporting a 10-2 record, slid up a couple spots to No. 7 this week after their 82-59 win against Eastern Michigan.

Florida State again just missed out on entering the rankings, receiving 24 votes.

And as for the women, the Tar Heels are again holding steady at No. 10 in the AP poll with their 11-2 record. Duke sits at No. 3 in the rankings with a 12-1 mark on the season while undefeated Connecticut unanimously sits atop the lineup, receiving all 36 first-place votes.

View the complete men’s basketball rankings here.

View the complete women’s basketball rankings here.

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