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Tigers hang tough against Louisville before falling short

NEW YORK CITY - Most of the University of Memphis' Tigers were taking their first steps inside of New York's famed Madison Square Garden when they squared off against the Louisville Cardinals in the showcase game of the Gotham Classic. With 8:04 left in the game...

Tigers remain perfect at home with a win over Albany

When Kareem Brewton Jr. was replaced in the starting lineup by a freshmen, he did not pout and retract. He responded with one of his best games as a Tiger. Brewton scored a season high 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting, including going 3...

Tigers drop opening game to undermanned Alabama team, 82-70

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By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Taking a cue from the unbeaten Alabama football team, Crimson Tide basketball coach Avery Johnson found a way to win with a depleted roster. Dazon Ingram scored 20 points, and short-handed Alabama used long-range shooting to...