View Full Version : Is Gonzaga #5?

11-05-2008, 08:15 AM
Jeff Goodman on Foxsports.com has been running down his top 25 teams revealing one each day. He will show his #5 team today. So far, no GU. So we are either top 5 with him or not in the top 25.

ZagMan in Philly
11-05-2008, 08:24 AM
No surprises here at this pole: back to the TOP! :D


11-05-2008, 08:40 AM
Goodman said a couple of days ago that GU was in his top 5, but would not say where.

Here is the link to that


11-05-2008, 09:17 AM

UCONN is #5.

11-05-2008, 09:43 AM
No surprises here at this pole: back to the TOP! :D


Interesting they have us but not Memphis.

11-05-2008, 10:16 AM
Whereas I appreciate the value of pre season rankings insofar as they generate interest and publicity for our program, I do tire of the very concept.

I believe that our boys have a great team and we have the potential to have another awesome season. At this point, it is just belief though. There are no tangible reasons for the hype. It will be refreshing for me a few weeks from now when we have had real competition to help us assess how good our team really is.

11-05-2008, 11:03 AM
Interesting they have us but not Memphis.

It would appear that they do not consider memphis to be a mid-major, since they're not listed in the 'teams receiving votes' category either. Although one could argue that Memphis plays in a midmajor conference, the program itself does not fit that category. Sound familiar?

11-05-2008, 11:29 AM
They also don't consider any of the A-10 schools to be mid majors.

11-05-2008, 12:23 PM
Maybe # 4 ??

11-05-2008, 06:35 PM
Mid-Majors, yes, we are #1

I don't consider Memphis to be a mid-major

11-05-2008, 09:52 PM
Okay, someone has to just come out and say it: Seriously? Seriously? We are a mid-major and the A-10 and Memphis aren't? Really?


11-06-2008, 07:17 AM
Every year at this time I get down on my knees and thank the patron saint of basketball (St. Christopher by the way, according to WiKi) that we have a playoff system in NCAA D1 basketball, and that in the end, polls are meaningless in deciding who is the #1 team in basketball.

My good friend lives and dies with Penn State football. He is sweating bullets that his team won't be "invited" to the national championship game due to some favoritism or screw up. No such worries for BB. By April, we will know who the best team is, no need to cry or lie or whatever.

Meanwhile, I guess polls are something to talk about between actual BB games.

11-06-2008, 09:46 AM
#4 it is.