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Tigers Basketball up to 5th in Both Polls

Y'know, a Tigers Basketball fan could get used to this...

Another week, another move UP in Both the A.P. and the USA Today Coaches Basketball Polls for the University of Memphis.

The U of M comes in Number-5 this week in Both Polls..

That's a move Up 2-spots from last week..

The Tigers, at 7-and-1, are coming off another strong road performance.

Memphis won, 97-89, at Big East Member Providence Saturday night..

The U of M hit 12- 3-pointers in the game..

Senior Forward Rodney Carney knocked down 5 treys and scored 17-points.

The Tigers Darius Washington, Jr. is named today as the Conference USA Player of the Week...

D-Wash led Memphis against Providence scoring 20-points on a sizzling 7-of-10 shooting effort.

15-of his points came in the second half.

He also had 4-assists, 3-rebounds and two steals.

The Tigers, now 7-and-1, don't play again till Saturday afternoon at Ole Miss.

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