Duke, North Carolina make jump in poll in time for rivalry meeting

Updated: February 4, 2008, 4:32 PM ET

Just in time to lend added juice to Wednesday's rivalry game between Duke and North Carolina: Their steps forward to Nos. 2 and 3 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll.

Memphis, the only undefeated team in Division I men's college basketball, remained No. 1 for a third straight week Monday. The Tigers held off Conference USA foes Houston (89-77) and UTEP (70-64) last week to improve to 21-0.

No. 2 Duke (19-1) was ranked 11th in the preseason poll but has made steady progress -- ...

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