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Power of 1

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The Memphis Tigers -- now the only undefeated team left in college basketball -- remain atop Sports Illustrated's Luke Winn's weekly Power Rankings. Winn offers the U of M a backhanded compliment, though, when it comes to discussion of candidates for the Wooden Award as the nation's best player.

According to Winn: "The nation's last undefeated team had two players named to the Wooden Award's midseason top 30 list: junior forward Chris Douglas-Roberts and freshman point guard Derrick Rose. As good as those two are, there's no real chance they'll be given the award. This isn't a bad thing: Memphis is so balanced that it doesn't have a clear MVP."

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