St. John’s Is King of New York Area Power Poll

Thanks to St. John’s convincing victory over Fordham at Madison Square Garden, and a lack of relative competition lately, the Red Storm are now unanimously atop the Big Apple Buckets New York Area Power Poll. Steve Lavin’s team looks like the class of the city and has a huge game coming up on Sunday against Syracuse at MSG. Continue reading “St. John’s Is King of New York Area Power Poll”

New York Area Power Poll – Dec. 4

A number of head-to-head match ups this week impacted the poll in a myriad of ways. For one, Fairleigh Dickinson – after beating both Rutgers and Seton Hall – makes its first appearance of the season in the poll. Also, the only relatively unscathed New Jersey team – Princeton (5-1) – is climbing up the ranks. Back in New York City the St. John’s Red Storm are tightening their grip on first place, but I think that says more about the teams below them than it does about Steve Lavin’s crew. Continue reading “New York Area Power Poll – Dec. 4”

New York Area Power Poll – Nov. 27

Before we get into the Power Poll, let’s start with this fact. There was no requirement that Rutgers had to be dropped off of everyone’s ballot because the Scarlet Knights lost to Fairleigh Dickinson. The voters’ only charge is to pick the teams that are playing the best given their recent body of work. Of course, losing to FDU might hurt those qualifications as well.

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