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Jan. 10, 2013

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The University of Memphis is nominated for "Best Road Trip Destination in College Basketball presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car", Intersport announced today. Voting for the 10 finalists opened today with the winner to be completely fan-determined through Facebook voting at: Fans can vote once per day until January 25. The winning school will be featured in GEICO Best of College Basketball on Saturday, April 6 on CBS.

The 10 finalists were chosen based on a wide range of categories including in-game atmosphere, history of the program, pre- and post-game events, scenery and attractions of the town and many more. Fans can visit the Facebook page to view videos and photo albums showcasing why each school is a perfect college basketball road trip destination.

The Memphis Tigers basketball team has a storied history of rivalries, success and NBA greats including Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, Derek Rose and Elliot Perry, just to name a few. If watching the Tigers tear the roof off of FedExForum isn't enough, try some Memphis BBQ (best in the world), go out on world famous Beale Street, check out some live blues music, explore Graceland and everything Elvis you could possibly need, take a Mississippi Riverboat ride, go to the Memphis Zoo and stay in the famous Peabody Hotel, plus much more.

The other nine finalists are:

  • Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah 
  • College of Charleston - Charleston, S.C. 
  • Creighton University - Omaha, Neb. 
  • Harding University - Searcy, Ark. 
  • Indiana University - Bloomington, Ind. 
  • University of Arizona - Tucson, Ariz. 
  • West Virginia University - Morgantown, W.V. 
  • Wichita State University - Wichita, Kan. 
  • Xavier University - Cincinnati, Ohio



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