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College basketball rankings, Week 1: Syracuse ranked No. 8 in AP Poll

A day after easily defeating San Diego St., 62-49, the Orange moved up to No. 8 in the latest AP Poll released Monday.

Harry How

The latest men's college basketball rankings are out, and the Syracuse Orange moved up to No. 8 in the AP Poll. The Orange (1-0), who were slotted No. 9 in the Preseason AP Poll, leapfrogged the Duke Blue Devils after Sunday's impressive 62-49 victory victory over the San Diego St. Aztecs.

The loss dropped San Diego State from No. 20 to 25.

The top of the AP Poll remained the same with the Indiana Hoosiers, Louisville Cardinals, Kentucky Wildcats, Ohio St. Buckeyes and Michigan Wolverines rounding out the top 5.

The N.C. State Wolfpack and Kansas Jayhawks were ranked just ahead of Syracuse, respectively.

Below is the complete AP Poll rankings.

1. Indiana (46) 1-0 1,598 1
2. Louisville (18) 1-0 1,572 2
3. Kentucky (1) 1-0 1,438 3
4. Ohio St. 1-0 1,339 4
5. Michigan 1-0 1,327 5
6. NC State 1-0 1,278 6
7. Kansas 1-0 1,222 7
8. Syracuse 1-0 1,163 9
9. Duke 1-0 1,109 8
10. Florida 1-0 1,007 10
11. North Carolina 2-0 944 11
12. Arizona 1-0 882 12
13. UCLA 1-0 746 13
14. Missouri 1-0 716 15
15. Creighton 1-0 678 16
16. Baylor 2-0 578 19
17. Memphis 0-0 570 17
18. UNLV 0-0 538 18
19. Gonzaga 1-0 437 21
20. Notre Dame 1-0 343 22
21. Michigan St. 0-1 325 14
22. Wisconsin 1-0 324 23
23. UConn 1-0 262 -
24. Cincinnati 1-0 152 24
25. San Diego St. 0-1 128 20

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