St. Louis University is 24th. Missouri and Illinois fall out of the rankings.
Coach Pinkel: “He is such an amazing competitor, and I’ve said time and again just how inspiring he has been the last two years.”
Cotton Bowl winners finish fifth in final AP college football rankings
#1 ranked Seminoles scored 21 points in 4th quarter to beat Auburn, 34-31
Missouri’s 21st, Illinois’ 23rd in first poll of new calendar year.
Taylorville, Ill. native had some hotly-contested games with Norm Stewart & Mizzou in the old Big 8.
Paul Ferraro was in St. Louis from 2009-2011.
Jordan Clarkson & Jabari Brown led the way for Tigers in 68-64 squeaker.
Michael Dixon was team’s high scorer in Saturday’s win over Jackson State.
John Groce’s Fighting Illini win game at United Center, 74-60
The Tigers take their fourth in a row over the rival Illini.
The first matchup of head coaches who were former Kent State teammates was no contest, with Alabama pummeling a team hampered by injuries at quarterback and the offensive line.
A botched Missouri extra-point snap and a bobbled punt attempt that led to a safety helped Vanderbilt beat Missouri 19-15 Saturday night, depriving the former Big 12 school of its first Southeastern Conference win.