-The new polls are out Vanderbilt is getting some respect.With only three losses on their record, Vandy is #21 in the AP poll, and #23 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll.Here is a link to the ESPN rankings.The Commodores find themselves in a small group. ESPN noted that:"Kansas, Villanova, Michigan State, Kentucky, and Vanderbilt are the only teams in power conferences that are still undefeated in conference play"In more important national news, Kentucky is back to #1 in both polls, much to the delight of Wildcat nation. On the flip side, North Carolina fell out of the top 25 for the first time since January 2006. The Tar Heels are only 12-7 on the season.-

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