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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

From Tulsa World - C-USA Coaches Poll

C-USA Coaches Poll

By ERIC BAILEY World Sports Writer

1. Memphis: Tigers have won 35 of 36 games against C-USA competition in the last two years.

2. Houston: Penders believes this is his most talented team to play for him in past four years.

2. UAB: Slew of transfers, including Robert Vaden, highlight Mike Davis' second season.

4. Southern Miss: Super sophomore Jeremy Wise has helped lead Golden Eagles' resurgence.

5. Tulsa: Golden Hurricane fans hope third year of Doug Wojcik era brings postseason bid.

6. Central Florida: Knights have won more than 20 games in four of the past five years.

7. Tulane: Green Wave returns bulk of team that stormed to C-USA Tournament semifinals.

8. UTEP: Point guard Stefon Jackson may be the league's top player under pressure.

9. Marshall: Former Florida assistant Donnie Jones hopes to inject winning attitude to Herd.

10. SMU: Mustangs will try to get rid of turnover bug that plagued them last season.

11. Rice: The Owls begin life without NBA draft pick Morris Almond.

12. East Carolina: New coach Mack McCarthy tries to break decade-long skid of losing seasons.

Preseason Player of the Year

Chris Douglas-Roberts, Memphis, 6-2 senior guard

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