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Syracuse Basketball No. 23 in AP Poll/No. 24 in Coaches Poll

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SU stands pat in the national polls. Whatever.

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The Syracuse Orange basketball team racked up two wins to start the 2014-2015 season and the pollsters seemed to agree that doing so meant they could stay where they were.

Here's the AP Poll:

AP Top 25

RANK TEAM (1st) POINTS PREV
1 Kentucky Wildcats (49) 1574 1
2 Arizona Wildcats (4) 1491 2
3 Wisconsin Badgers (7) 1475 3
4 Duke Blue Devils (4) 1422 4
5 Kansas Jayhawks 1306 5
6 North Carolina Tar Heels 1254 6
7 Louisville Cardinals 1130 8
8 Florida Gators 1127 7
9 Virginia Cavaliers 1065 9
10 Texas Longhorns 1061 10
11 Wichita State Shockers 1002 11
12 Villanova Wildcats 858 12
13 Gonzaga Bulldogs 841 13
14 Iowa State Cyclones 746 14
15 Virginia Commonwealth Rams 654 15
16 San Diego State Aztecs 564 16
17 Connecticut Huskies 525 17
18 Oklahoma Sooners 466 19
19 Michigan State Spartans 443 18
20 Ohio State Buckeyes 361 20
21 Nebraska Cornhuskers 298 21
22 SMU Mustangs 290 22
23 Syracuse Orange 190 23
24 Michigan Wolverines 177 24
25 Utah Utes 118 25
Others Receiving Votes: Stanford (2-0) 63; Colorado (1-0) 52; Iowa (1-0) 48; UCLA (2-0) 41; Kansas State (1-0) 29; Arkansas (1-0) 23; Memphis (0-0) 11; Minnesota (0-1) 11; Notre Dame (2-0) 10; Pittsburgh (2-0) 10; Louisiana Tech (1-0) 9; Dayton (1-0) 7; Florida State (1-0) 6; North Carolina State (1-0) 6; Oklahoma State (2-0) 6; Cincinnati (1-0) 5; George Washington (2-0) 5; LSU (1-0) 5; Illinois (2-0) 3; Maryland (1-0) 3; Brigham Young (1-0) 2; Texas-El Paso (1-0) 2; Baylor (1-0) 2; Northern Iowa (1-0) 1; Georgetown (1-0) 1; Stephen F. Austin (1-0) 1

In the Coaches Poll (found here), the Orange clock in at No. 24. Potential 2K Classic opponent, Iowa, lurks at No. 25 while other upcoming SU opponents in the poll include No. 3 Duke, No. 6 UNC, No. 8 Louisville, No. 12 Villanova and No. 22 Michigan.

PollSpeak has moved on to the pollster in the sky so it's a little hard to break down specific voters. I did look at some familiar names to see what they're up to. Our old friend Ron Morris is not a fan and doesn't have SU in his poll. Same goes for Jon Wilner. Seth Davis isn't impressed so far and even Dick Vitale's intern didn't think enough of us so far. We've got a ways to go. Kudos to Bret Strelow for slotting us up at No. 18, though I worry he might be padding us so Duke's & UNC's wins over us look better.