Despite dropping a game to Texas A&M in the opening game of the 76 Classic in Anaheim, the Tigers retained their #19 ranking in the ESPN Coaches’ poll and actually moved up one position to #18 in the AP poll, coincidentally, one spot ahead of Texas A&M.Check out the pollspeak site which catalogs the votes for each team. This is where many chose to express their dismay with last year’s whipping boy, Jon Wilner.

The polls were not as kind to Clemson’s next opponent, Illinois, as they dropped from both polls after losing two in a row this past week. Clemson’s ACC/Big Ten challenge game was setting up to be another game against a ranked opponent for the Tigers, but instead has turned into a redemption game for the Illini.

The Tigers are seeking another win against the Illini, who...

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