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Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

Posted on: February 17, 2008 10:15 pm
Edited on: February 18, 2008 8:14 pm
 

Thank you, Wake Forest.

By beating Duke late Sunday you managed to make next weekend's showdown bigger than it was already going to be, and it was already going to be super huge. Now, it's going to be super duper huge. Because barring some voting irregularities the top two teams in the rankings will meet Saturday at FedExForum.

It should be No. 1 Memphis vs. No. 2 Tennessee.

It should be two rivals with a combined record of 48-2.

It should be no wonder that the asking price for courtside seats is up to $10,000 each.


Category: NCAAB
Comments

Since: Mar 9, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2008 5:50 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

The Vols should bring their black uniforms for their burial after this game...



Since: Feb 18, 2008
Posted on: February 18, 2008 5:35 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

For all of you talking about free throws.....You do understand that UT is 301st in FT% in NCAA. Still very bad.



Since: Mar 27, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2008 5:11 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

You are very correct in saying we don't need to be looking ahead.  If I'm Tennessee I'm definitely focused on Auburn right now, however since the polls don't come out til next Monday again it will still be #1 vs #2 no matter what happens Wednesday.  It sure would be nice though to be able to hold on to that #1 or #2 spot and we can only do that if we take care of business against Auburn.




Since: Mar 27, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2008 5:00 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

Yes the Vols beat Vandy by 20, but that was at K-town.  After the Memphis game we have to go to Nashville, and no matter what you say it's hard to be Vandy in Nashville.  With that said............GO



Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: February 18, 2008 3:29 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

Great game coming up for both teams, one of the best to come along in years.  Hope Memphis and Tennessee remember to take care of business with Auburn and Tulane before they meet!  The state of Tennessee should be proud.  Going to go down to the last ticks on this game with, IMO, Tennessee winning.



Since: Feb 3, 2008
Posted on: February 18, 2008 3:21 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

The Tigers will win, but not by much. Tennessee is really good, but Memphis at home is better, there is not a team in the country that could walk into Memphis and win in our house- our longest home court winning streak in the nation proves it.



Since: Jan 6, 2008
Posted on: February 18, 2008 2:54 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

Actually, UT played Kentucky (in Lexington) on Jan. 22.  Since then, we've beaten Georgia (twice), Alabama (away), Mississippi (away), Florida, LSU (away), and Arkansas.  If you want to argue we're over rated, that's fine.  But there's no shame in losing at Rupp Arena early in the SEC season.  We're a much better team now because of that loss.



Since: Nov 25, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2008 2:04 pm
 

Both teams are overrated. It's all about hype.

Memphis has not played anyone for two months --and nearly lost a couple anyhow.  The teams they did beat, then, are much better now.  Tennessee just lost to Kentucky last week...people must have forgotten about that, I guess? 



Since: Oct 9, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2008 1:50 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

Tennessee tried to get a matchup with Duke this year but they declined. Tennessee plays Kansas at the Allen Fieldhouse next season




Since: Feb 22, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2008 1:37 pm
 

Memphis vs. Tennessee just got a lot bigger

I just checked and there are over 100 tickets available on the lower levels. Prices go from $1,200 to the $10,000.... Who are these folks and how did 26 tickets in one section open up?


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