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November 13, 2012

UConn breaks into top 25 of AP poll

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Kentucky (1-0), which received one first-place vote, was third, followed by Ohio State, Michigan, North Carolina State and Kansas.

Syracuse and Duke swapped places at eighth and ninth and Florida again rounded out the top 10.

UConn was the only newcomer. Michigan State (0-1) dropped from 14th to 21st with the loss to the Huskies. Florida State (0-1), which lost 76-71 to South Alabama, dropped out from 25th.

Not every voter was convinced that UConn should be ranked. Dave Borges, who covers the Huskies for the New Haven Register, said he needs to see a greater body of work before putting Connecticut in his Top 25.

“I considered ranking them,” Borges said. “But I didn’t have a huge opinion of them before the season and it was tough for me to completely change that after one game.”

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