Vols Are #2 In The Nation; Lady Vols Fall To #3


February 18, 2008

The Tennessee men's basketball team is now ranked #2 in the nation. It's the highest ranking ever for the program. Should the Vols and #1 Memphis, both win their games this week, it would set up a #1 vs #2 matchup next Saturday night in Memphis.

Record Pts Pvs
1. Memphis (72) 25-0 1,800 1
2. Tennessee 23-2 1,699 4
3. North Carolina 24-2 1,592 5
4. Kansas 24-2 1,567 3
5. Duke 22-2 1,519 2
6. UCLA 22-3 1,498 6
7. Texas 21-4 1,310 11
8. Butler 24-2 1,228 9
9. Stanford 21-4 1,156 7
10. Xavier 21-4 1,122 12
11. Wisconsin 21-4 1,033 15
12. Georgetown 20-4 989 8
13. Connecticut 20-5 925 17
14. Purdue 21-5 877 19
15. Indiana 21-4 796 13
16. Drake 23-2 612 14
17. Washington St. 20-5 581 21
18. Louisville 20-6 543 23
19. Michigan St. 20-5 503 10
20. Vanderbilt 22-4 432 24
21. Notre Dame 19-5 361 20
22. Texas A&M 20-5 345 16
23. Saint Mary's, Calif. 22-3 302 25
24. Kansas St. 18-6 247 18
25. Marquette 18-6 176 --
Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 59, BYU 43, Clemson 39, Gonzaga 18, Arizona 8, Mississippi St. 7, Rhode Island 6, Kent St. 3, Stephen F.Austin 2, Cornell 1, W. Kentucky 1.

AP Top 25
1. Connecticut (38) 24-1 1230
2. North Carolina (2) 24-2 1167
3. Tennessee (1) 23-2 1106
4. Maryland 27-2 1089
5. Rutgers (8) 20-4 1071
6. LSU (1) 22-3 1028
7. Stanford 24-3 1003
8. California 23-3 886
9. Baylor 22-3 846
10. Old Dominion 22-3 730
11. Oklahoma 18-5 726
12. Duke 19-7 661
13. West Virginia 20-4 657
14. Notre Dame 20-5 640
15. Kansas State 18-6 565
16. Oklahoma State 20-4 441
17. George Washington 20-5 417
18. Utah 21-3 401
19. UTEP 21-2 244
20. Ohio State 18-6 243
21. Texas A&M 18-7 235
22. Syracuse 19-5 176
23. Pittsburgh 18-7 146
24. Georgia 19-7 107
25. Vanderbilt 19-7 92

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Wyoming 87, Virginia 74, Marist 56, Louisville 29, Liberty 24, DePaul 21, Iowa 17, Arizona State 10, Hartford 6, Michigan State 6, Chattanooga 4, Illinois State 3, Nebraska 3, Iowa State 1, Purdue 1, Texas 1,


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