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Jeffries leads Tulsa to 64-51 win over cold-shooting Memphis

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries finished with career highs of 24 points and 11 rebounds to notch his first double-double and propel Tulsa to a 64-51 victory over Memphis on Saturday night. Jeffries connected on 8 of 15 shots, including 3 of 4 from...

Tigers roll on with Connecticut wipeout

If you want to say the University of Memphis Tigers are on a roll, you’d be speaking the truth. Or if you want to say they are showing swagger, keep on talking. This often-maligned version of the Tigers basketball team now has won four games...

Jeremiah Martin leads Tigers past Tulsa, 76-67

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Jeremiah Martin scored a career-high 28 points and had eight assists and Memphis beat Tulsa 76-67 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Tulsa led 33-32 at halftime and stretched it to 55-47 with a Junior Etou 3-pointer before Memphis took control. Martin scored...

Waters, Mays lead LSU over Memphis 71-61

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By CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After playing even with Memphis in the first half, LSU pulled away by relying on good shooting and a successful percentage from 3-point range. LSU (9-3) shot better than 60 percent through a good portion of the second...

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...
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