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Tigers 4th in Polls/Vols Climbing

O.K...

Where are the Memphis Tigers in the Latest College Basketball Polls?

The Answer....

Number 4!

The Tigers move UP one spot in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today Coaches Polls..

The U of M improved to 15-and-2 last week after Conference USA wins at East Carolina Wednesday by 10, and over the weekend at home against SMU by 20.

Memphis is gearing up for another big game Wednesday night at FedExForum against Tennessee.

Here's the way the A.P. Poll breaks down..

1. Duke 16-0 1,799 1

2. Florida 16-0 1,715 2

3. Connecticut 14-1 1,616 4

4. Memphis 15-2 1,490 5

5. Texas 14-2 1,459 8

Other teams of note..

6. Gonzaga 13-3 1,389 6

8. Villanova 11-2 1,350 3

17. Louisville 13-3 716 10

18. UCLA 14-3 687 11

24. North Carolina 10-3 221 20

The Tennessee Vols get enough Votes to come in just outside the Top 25 at Number 26 in the Coaches Poll..

U-T is 27th in the A.P.

Tennessee is 11-and-2 so far.

The Vols upset Texas on the road...

Their only losses are at Oklahoma State and at L.S.U.

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