Tigers Ranked #3, #4, #5, #8 

Depending upon which poll you believe, the University of Memphis Tigers are the 3rd-, 4th-, 5th-, or 8th-best team in the country.

The NCAA coaches poll was kindest to the Tigers, ranking them third. CBS' RPI poll, at the other extreme, has them eighth.

In a scenario not unlike the NCAA's BCS football poll, four major-conference teams -- Pitt, Connecticut, North Carolina, and Oklahoma -- have been taking turns in the top four spots for weeks, despite each of them losing at least once. But they lost to "major" conference foes, don't you know, so it doesn't count.

Looks the like the Tigers will have to earn a higher ranking the hard way -- just like last year. Go here for all the polls.

-- BV

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

News Blog

Supreme Court Steps In on Fayette Church Matter

Intermission Impossible

Muhammad Ali Meets Stepin Fetchit at The Hattiloo Theatre

News Blog

Task Force Considers Medical Cannabis

News Blog

Trolleys Return to the Tracks for Testing

Music Blog

Jessi Zazu: In Memoriam

Beyond the Arc

Deflections: The Roster, TV Angst, and The Buy/Sell Clause

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

The Vietnam War

We Saw You

Cooper-Young Fest, Big Bugs, Art of Caring

Music Blog

Linda Heck: Bound to ExCITM tonight

Intermission Impossible

A Memory of Charles Billings

ADVERTISEMENT

More by John Branston

  • Pit Stops

    Ten BBQ joints worth a day trip from Memphis.
    • May 16, 2013
  • Where Do We Go From Here? | School Choice

    Modest voter turnouts notwithstanding, next week’s referendum is key to the schools’ future.
    • Mar 3, 2011
  • Great Deal or "Get Real"?

    Condos go for half-price in a unique Mindtown neighborhood.
    • Jul 28, 2010
  • More »
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation