AP Men's Poll

There are 3 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Mar 9, 2009, titled AP Men's Poll. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

North Carolina edged Pittsburgh for No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll on Monday in one of the closest votes ever.

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Carnesville, GA

#1 Mar 9, 2009
Uconn is ranked 4th on the espn site... #1 NC,#2 Pitt,#3 Memphis,#4 Uconn
great year

Meriden, CT

#2 Mar 9, 2009
Look at the top 4 teams blindly. All have 3 losses.

Team One
Won 1 game against the current Top 25 (at #12). Lost 3 games (at unranked team, home v.#18 & 19). Played three ranked teams and went 1-2.

Team Two
Won 5 games against the current Top 25
(at #7, at #9, at #22, v.#9, & v.#17). Lost 3 games (at #8, at unranked team, home against an unranked team). Went 5-1 against ranked teams. 3-1 on the road. Did lose to 2 unranked teams.

Team Three
Won 5 games against the current Top 25 (at #5, at #12, at #21, v.#10, v.#18). Lost 3 games (v. unranked team, at #2/v.#2). 5-2 against ranked teams. 3-1 on the road. Only lost to one team outside the top 2 in the country. Lost to the highest ranked team it played twice.

Team Four
Won 5 games against the current Top 25 (at #3, at #22,v.#3, v.#18, v.#21). Lost 3 games (at #5, at #10, at unraked). 5-2 against ranked teams. 2-2 on the road. Lost to at one unranked team. Beat the highest ranked team it played twice.

Rank them with reasons.

Overland Park, KS

#3 Mar 9, 2009
After the defeat against Gtown,Uconn really stepped up the loss of Dyson was killer.Every player has to play a little bit above and beyond and if that happens we'll have a great dance!!!!!!!

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