Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series. Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.
We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order...
By John D. MartinTigerAuthority.com
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- This was supposed to be a clash of two Top 15 teams.
This was supposed to be a matchup of two teams that would be in the midst of running away with their respective conference titles.
But, for varying reasons, neither Memphis nor Xavier has lived up to early-season expectations. The Tigers (15-7, 6-2 Conference USA) stumbled...
"I'm very excited. I'm happy that the time has come," said the 6-8, 224-pound Ferrakohn Hall, who's eligible to play for the Tigers for the first time Saturday.
Memphis didn't have an easy opening month to the season, and this one might prove just as difficult even with some quick improvement.
The 22nd-ranked Tigers would appear to be merely tuning up for some potentially tough road games in December as they face winless Austin Peay on Saturday night, but the Governors gave them a big scare in last season's visit to FedExForum....
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011
Our third and final Non-BCS Watch List team from Conference USA just might be the best team from outside of the six major conferences this season.
Josh Pastner and the Tigers expected to rely heavily on a talented freshman class heading into last season, but injuries and unexpected departures led to an even heavier burden being placed on the youthful core...