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Tigers Back in Polls in Basketball

In College Hoops, after about a month on the outside looking in, the Memphis Tigers are back in the National Rankings..

Thanks to Saturday nights' win over U.A.B. the Tigers break back into the A.P. Poll at Number-22 this week.

Memphis is tied for 24th in the ESPN-USA Today Coaches Poll..

Tyreke Evans earns his 5th C-USA Rookie of Week honor.

The U of M, now 14-and-3, hosts Rice Wednesday at FedExForum.

Tennessee falls OUT of Both Top 25's..

The Vols get enough votes to come in 35th in AP.

UT gets NO votes in the Coaches Poll.

The Vols and Tigers meet this Saturday in Knoxville.

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The Top Twenty Five

By The Associated Press

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball

poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan.

18, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through

one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Wake Forest (68) 16-0 1,793 2

2. Duke (4) 16-1 1,721 3

3. Connecticut 16-1 1,590 4

4. Pittsburgh 16-1 1,569 1

5. North Carolina 16-2 1,510 5

6. Oklahoma 17-1 1,498 6

7. Michigan St. 15-2 1,394 7

8. Syracuse 17-2 1,146 8

9. Louisville 13-3 1,090 20

10. Clemson 16-1 1,043 10

11. Marquette 16-2 1,003 14

12. Georgetown 12-4 979 13

13. UCLA 14-3 897 9

14. Texas 13-4 858 11

15. Xavier 15-2 848 15

16. Butler 16-1 726 17

17. Arizona St. 15-3 671 16

18. Purdue 14-4 553 19

19. Notre Dame 12-5 469 12

20. Villanova 14-3 353 23

21. Minnesota 16-2 298 18

22. Memphis 14-3 208 -

23. Gonzaga 12-4 201 -

24. Florida 16-2 175 -

25. Illinois 15-3 159 -

Others receiving votes: Baylor 148, Saint Mary's, Calif. 137,

Kentucky 105, California 82, Florida St. 34, Kansas 23, Ohio St.

20, Davidson 14, Missouri 14, Tennessee 14, Utah St. 12, Washington

12, Miami 8, West Virginia 8, Arkansas 6, Michigan 5, Dayton 4,

George Mason 1, LSU 1.

 

USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball

poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan.

18, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one

point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Wake Forest (25) 16-0 769 3

2. Duke (6) 16-1 747 2

3. Connecticut 16-1 688 4

4. Pittsburgh 16-1 679 1

5. Oklahoma 17-1 649 5

6. North Carolina 16-2 643 6

7. Michigan State 15-2 566 10

8. Syracuse 17-2 520 8

9. Clemson 16-1 472 9

10. Marquette 16-2 469 14

11. UCLA 14-3 443 7

12. Louisville 13-3 377 20

13. Xavier 15-2 360 16

14. Georgetown 12-4 349 12

15. Texas 13-4 344 11

16. Arizona State 15-3 337 15

17. Butler 16-1 332 18

18. Purdue 14-4 193 19

19. Notre Dame 12-5 180 13

20. Minnesota 16-2 154 17

21. Villanova 14-3 152 22

22. Saint Mary's 17-1 134 25

23. Baylor 14-3 82 21

24. Illinois 15-3 72 NR

24. Memphis 14-3 72 NR

Others receiving votes: California 65; Florida 52; Gonzaga 35;

Utah State 31; BYU 22; Ohio State 22; Dayton 16; Missouri 13;

Kentucky 12; Davidson 9; Kansas 3; West Virginia 3; Arkansas 2;

Florida State 2; Miami (Fla.) 2; Washington 2; Michigan 1.

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