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Gators remain No. 7 in hoops rankings

Written by Andrew Spivey, November 26, 2012, 0 Comments,
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On Monday, the Florida basketball team moved up to No. 7 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll, which was one spot ahead of where the Gators were ranked last week.

Florida (5-0) was also the seventh-ranked team in the Associated Press Poll for the second straight week.

This past week, the Gators defeated Savannah State 58-40 and beat Central Florida 79-66. Both games were played in Gainesville.

Florida is also the top-ranked SEC team and is one spot ahead of Kentucky in both the Coaches poll and AP Poll.

Indiana remained the No. 1 team in the nation followed by Duke, Michigan, Ohio State, Syracuse to round out the top 5 in both polls.

The Gators have a big home game this week as Marquette (4-1) travels to Gainesville on Thursday night. The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 9 p.m.

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Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.

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On Monday, the Florida basketball team moved up to No. 7 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll, which was one spot ahead of where the Gators were ranked last week.

Florida (5-0) was also the seventh-ranked team in the Associated Press Poll for the second straight week.

This past week, the Gators defeated Savannah State 58-40 and beat Central Florida 79-66. Both games were played in Gainesville.

Florida is also the top-ranked SEC team and is one spot ahead of Kentucky in both the Coaches poll and AP Poll.

Indiana remained the No. 1 team in the nation followed by Duke, Michigan, Ohio State, Syracuse to round out the top 5 in both polls.

The Gators have a big home game this week as Marquette (4-1) travels to Gainesville on Thursday night. The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 9 p.m.

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