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By FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Unbeaten UCF updated its sparkling resume with an impressive come-from-behind victory over Memphis in the American Athletic Conference title game. Now the seventh-ranked Knights (12-0, No. 8 CFP), who proclaimed themselves national champions last January after finishing as the only undefeated...
Just one month ago, it seemed unlikely that the Memphis Tigers, then a thoroughly mediocre 4-4, would be facing the mighty UCF Knights for the fourth time in two years. And yet, after winning four in a row, here we are –  the Memphis Tigers are American Athletic Conference West...
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On a cold but good day to play footbal,l the Memphis Tigers hosted the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes. The Tigers were one win away from being bowl-eligible. And they were not going to let Tulsa get in their way, defeating Tulsa 47-21 in front of 27,905 diehard fans at the Liberty...
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By CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With No. 10 Central Florida struggling and the nation's longest winning streak in jeopardy, first-year coach Josh Heupel decided to take a gamble. Facing fourth-and-1 in Memphis territory late in the third quarter and down 13 points, Heupel sent his offense back on...
The first time the Memphis Tigers lost to the University of Central Florida last season, it was a 40-13 loss, a game rescheduled after Hurricane Irma blew through Florida in September. The second time UCF beat Memphis last season it was for the American Athletic Championship, a 62-55 loss. So...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Darrell Henderson and Patrick Taylor Jr. ran for three touchdowns apiece and Memphis notched its first American Athletic Conference win, blasting UConn 55-14 on Saturday night. Brady White threw for 239 yards and a score for the Tigers (4-2, 1-2). White's 44-yard scoring pass to Joey Magnifico...
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NEW ORLEANS  — Darius Bradwell and Corey Dauphine each had two touchdowns and Tulane beat Memphis 40-24 on Friday night to snap an 11-game losing streak in the series. The Tulane defense, allowing 491.5 yards per game, held Memphis to 277 yards — including just 51 rushing yards for the...
Brady White threw for 269 yards and five touchdowns, Darrell Henderson had a career-high 233 yards rushing and two scores, and Memphis beat Georgia State 59-22 on Friday night. Memphis (2-1) had a successful fake punt on its first possession, leading to the first of five straight touchdown-scoring drives. White...
Mercer never was thought to be a threat to the University of Memphis Tigers’ goal of at least matching last season’s 10-win victory total. The Naval Academy is another matter. After last weekend’s 66-14 domination of Mercer in the season opener at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, the Tigers play the...
Mike Norvell said the Tiger Walk associated with the Mercer game was one of the greatest he has been a part of since taking over as University of Memphis head coach. He was talking about the pre-game tradition and not the Tigers’ 66-14 walk over the Bears from Macon,...