Thursday, October 28, 2010

Tiger Basketball ranked 19th by AP

Posted By on Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:15 PM

In the first AP poll of the 2010-11 college basketball season, Memphis is ranked 19th, 21 voter points behind Washington (and 188 points ahead of #20 Georgetown).

Defending champion Duke tops the poll with 55 of 65 first-place votes. The rest of the Top 10, in order: Michigan State (8 first-place votes), Kansas State (2), Ohio State, Pitt, Villanova, Kansas, North Carolina, Florida, and Syracuse.

Gonzaga (12) and Butler (17) are the only teams outside the "power six" conferences ranked ahead of the Tigers.

Four teams in the Top 25 are on the Tiger schedule: #7 Kansas (Dec. 7), #20 Georgetown (Dec. 23 at FEF), #23 Tennessee (Jan. 5), and #12 Gonzaga (Feb. 5).

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