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Tigers Up to 18th in AP

Life is good now that everything is back to normal on the Blue Side of the State.

If you're a Memphis Tigers Fan, that is...

The U of M is relavant in the National Polls again...and is moving UP after Saturday's win at Cross State Rival Tennessee..

The Tigers Jump 4-spots to Number 18 in the Nation in the Associated Press Poll.

Memphis moves up to 19 from 24th in the votes from the Coaches in ESPN/USA Today.

The Tigers 2-point win over the Vols is part of a 10-game winning streak.

The U of M puts its' 47-game Conference USA winning streak on the line Wednesday night when the Tigers play on the road again, at East Carolina.

Duke moves back into the Number One Spot for the First time since the 2005-'06 season.

Only UCLA has more weeks at Number One over the Blue Devils in 59-year the History of the Poll.

Tiger opponents Xavier and Syracuse help Memphis earn a Number 10 Mark in the RPI..

The Tigers 18th in AP.

The Tigers travel to Gonzaga next week..

Kentucky is the ONLY SEC team in the Poll..

Georgetown has lost 3-straight to fall to 26th.

The Top Twenty Five

UNDATED (AP) - The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college

basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records

through Jan. 25, 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. Duke (62) 18-1 1,789 2

2. Connecticut (6) 18-1 1,694 3

3. Pittsburgh (3) 18-1 1,647 4

4. Oklahoma (1) 19-1 1,539 6

5. North Carolina 17-2 1,529 5

6. Wake Forest 16-1 1,509 1

7. Louisville 15-3 1,351 9

8. Marquette 17-2 1,209 11

9. Michigan St. 16-3 1,136 7

10. Xavier 17-2 1,084 15

11. Texas 14-4 1,017 14

12. Clemson 17-2 929 10

13. Butler 18-1 916 16

14. Arizona St. 16-3 834 17

15. Syracuse 17-4 808 8

16. Purdue 15-4 724 18

17. UCLA 15-4 544 13

18. Memphis 16-3 530 22

19. Illinois 17-3 401 25

20. Gonzaga 14-4 381 23

21. Villanova 15-4 276 20

22. Saint Mary's, Calif. 18-1 247 -

23. Washington 15-4 218 -

24. Kentucky 16-4 217 -

25. Georgetown 12-6 189 12

Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 154, Minnesota 138, Kansas

84, Florida 65, Missouri 52, Virginia Tech 37, Baylor 34, West

Virginia 32, Davidson 27, Utah St. 23, Dayton 14, California 13,

UNLV 4, Florida St. 3, Ohio St. 1, Va. Commonwealth 1.

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