Syracuse rises to No. 9 after upset
North Carolina, which lost to Syracuse in the 2K Sports Classic Championship last weekend, dropped sharply in the latest ESPN/USA Today men's college basketball top 25 poll, slipping from No. 4 to No. 12.
Kansas (3-0), which escaped with a 57-55 win against Memphis, remained No. 1 in the poll, released Monday afternoon, with 772 points and 28 first-place votes.
Syracuse (4-0), boosted by the 87-71 victory against the Tar Heels, shot up to No. 9 from No. 24.
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