...schools to be ranked in the BCS Top 25 for football and the AP Top 25 for basketball.
Florida and Oklahoma State are the other two.
Just a couple years ago UM was way outside the 25 for both.
It's great to be a Michigan Wolverine.
I'm going to watch more pre-conference tournament roundball than ever before.
Only three teams seems very low to me.
Granted traditional basketball powers: UK, KU, Duke, Syracuse, UConn etc. are not great football schools- it seems like most top teams in either sport is from BCS conferences and that just by chance there should be more overlap.
The are more mid-major top-25 in both sports than normal- and the chance that a mid0major is top-25 for both is very low I suppose?
Is there anyone with a crazy memory or more time than me who can look up how often the overlap in top-25 has been this low?
Either way it is a very cool thing to be relevant in both sports- and a good time to be a Wolverine!!
AP Football/AP Basketball
11/8 Michigan State
23/17 Florida State
5/1 Ohio State
19/24 Texas A&M
...the bball season has barely begun and those polls can change drastically from week to week. As an example, Alabama could easily find itself in the rankings next week (#26 currently) as could Notre Dame.
Michigan finding itself in the top25 at the end of the season in bball will be a bigger prize (and one that i fully expect to happen).
Debbie Downer Alert. Schools with AP Top 5 teams in Basketball and Football: Ohio State
Schools that honor cheaters in both Football and Basketball: ohio
haha, i deliberately avoided mentioning that in oder to avoid the mark of Debbie-Downerism. I applaud your courage, though, and find you disclaimer acceptable.
This is Michigan. Come on.
This is Michigan fergodssakes.
Edit: whoops. Redundancy ain't just for architecture fellas...
game all better
Interestingly enough, in the Coaches' Poll for both basketball and football, the teams are Michigan (#3 in basketball, #24 in football), Florida (#7 in baskeball, #5 in football), Louisville (#6 in basketball, #23 in football) and UCLA (#24 in basketball, #16 in football).
Sorry for the long message.....I just had to get it off my chest....