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Tigers 4th in Final A.P. Poll

As it turns out, the Memphis Tigers winning Conference USA has some advantages after all..

The Tigers come in 4th in the Final Associated Press Poll of the season..

That's up one from last week..

The Coaches with ESPN-USA Today see Memphis in an even more Favorable Light, ranking the U of M Third in their latest poll.

Not bad for winning a league ranked 13th RPI wise nationally.

But then, again, the Tigers went 30-and-3 overall and had second toughest Non Conference Schedule.

Duke finishes the year #1 in A.P. Followed by Uconn, Villanova, Memphis and Gonzaga...

The Tigers are just 16-points behind Nova, and more than a hundred ahead of the Zags.

Other teams of note, Florida comes in as the highest rated S.E.C. Team... Tennessee falls from 14th to 18th, and Conference USA runnerup UAB drops one spot to 25th.

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