VOL. 129 | NO. 147 | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tigers Place Seventh in Preseason Poll
By Don Wade
The University of Memphis placed seventh in the preseason poll at American Athletic Conference Media Days on Tuesday, July 29, in Newport, R.I.
Cincinnati, which went 9-4 last season, was picked to win the conference title. The complete poll looked like this: 1. Cincinanti. 2. UCF 3. Houston. 4. East Carolina. 5. SMU. 6. USF. 7. Memphis. 8. Temple. 9. UConn and Tulane. 11. Tulsa.
The Tigers open the season on Aug. 30 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium against Austin Peay. Their non-conference schedule also includes games at UCLA and Ole Miss. They begin conference play Oct. 4 at Cincinnati.