No. 18 Memphis beats No. 19 Cincinnati to set up rematch in AAC championship
No. 18 Memphis beats No. 19 Cincinnati to set up rematch in AAC championshipThe No. 18 Tigers (11-1, 7-1) took down the No. 19 Bearcats 34-24 Friday to set up a rematch between the two teams on Dec. 7 in the American Athletic Conference Championship Game.
Tennessee won 102-92 at Memphis last year, when bad blood and trash talking surfaced late in The 13 th-ranked Tigers (8-1) will visit the No . 19 Volunteers (7-1) in Knoxville on Saturday in the second Tennessee will be seeking to extend Division I' s longest current home winning streak to 32 games.
(AP) — No. 5 Kentucky got the strong start it sought against No. 1 Tennessee and for a moment was blowing out the Volunteers. Tyler Herro had 15 points and 13 rebounds as Kentucky beat Tennessee 39-26 on the glass. It was a big improvement from Tuesday night' s 73-71 home loss to No . 19 LSU
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Damion Baugh sank a 3-pointer with 1:43 remaining to put No. 13 Memphis ahead for good and the Tigers outlasted No. 19 Tennessee 51-47 on Saturday to snap the Volunteers’ 31-game home winning streak.
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Tennessee has won 31 straight games on its home court. Memphis is 6-0 since star freshman James Wiseman was suspended. No . 13 Memphis (8-1, 1-1 away) is a six-point underdog against No . 19 Tennessee (7-1, 5-0 home ) as the in-state rivals get set to meet at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday (Dec.
No. 14 Tennessee won at Memphis in college basketball action Thursday afternoon. December 31 , 2009 - Memphis , TN (Sports Network) - Wayne Chism scored 15 points and grabbed Tyler Smith had 11 points for a Tennessee team that shot just 19 -of-53 (35.8 percent) from the field in the game.
Tennessee (7-2) had owned the longest active home winning streak of any Division I team. The Vols hadn’t lost at home since falling to Auburn 94-84 on Jan. 2, 2018.
Memphis (8-1) erased an early 12-point deficit for its second straight come-from-behind road victory. The Tigers had trailed by 20 before rallying to beat UAB 65-57 on Dec. 7.
D.J. Jeffries and Tyler Harris each scored 11 points and Baugh added 10 for Memphis, which found a way to win despite scoring just five points in the game’s first 12 minutes.
Josiah-Jordan James scored 14 for Tennessee, which shot a season-low 25% and was just 4 of 26 from 3-point range.
After Memphis bounced back from a miserable start to take a 25-24 halftime lead, neither team led by more than four in the second half.
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No. 5 Kentucky got the strong start it sought against No. 1 Tennessee and for a moment was blowing out the Volunteers. PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and Kentucky beat Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Volunteers' school-record, 19 -game winning streak .
Memphis ends Tulane’ s win - streak . Posted 9:20 PM, October 19 , 2019, by Karen Loftus, Updated at 09:21PM, October 19 , 2019. Most impressively for Memphis , they scored on their first 7 drives of the game, punting for the first time in the final seconds of the third quarter.
The Tigers were clinging to a narrow lead for much of that second half before Yves Pons scored with 5:56 left to put Tennessee ahead 43-42. The lead changed hands a few more times before Memphis’ D.J. Jeffries drove the baseline and passed to Baugh, who sank an open 3-pointer to put the Tigers ahead to stay at 49-47.
After Tennessee’s Lamonte’ Turner missed a 3-pointer with 1:12 left, Baugh couldn’t connect on a fadeaway in the final minute. Tennessee’s John Fulkerson got the rebound, and the Vols called a timeout with 43 seconds left.
James missed a 3-pointer with 22 seconds remaining, but Pons got an offensive rebound and was fouled with 21 seconds left. Pons had been shooting 80% from the free-throw line this season, but he missed the front end of his one-and-one opportunity.
Memphis’ Alex Lomax sank both ends of a one-and-one with 7.9 seconds left to seal the victory.
Memphis: The Tigers are making a habit of digging their way out of deep holes. They won this one despite trailing 17-5 with eight minutes left in the first half and going more than 10 minutes without a basket during one stretch early in the game.
Memphis won while playing a seventh consecutive game without suspended forward James Wiseman and a fourth straight game without injured guard Lester Quinones.
Wiseman, a likely NBA lottery pick averaging 19.7 points and 10.7 rebounds, is serving a 12-game suspension because Memphis coach Penny Hardaway gave the forward’s family $11,500 to cover expenses for its move from Nashville to Memphis in the summer of 2017. Hardaway wasn’t coaching Memphis at the time, but the NCAA determined he was acting as a booster.
Tennessee: The Vols got very little from their senior backcourt duo of Jordan Bowden and Turner, their two leading scorers this season who had just five points apiece in this one. Turner shot 1 of 11 (0 of 5 on 3-pointers) and Bowden was 2 of 10 (1 of 6 on 3-pointers).
Memphis hosts Jackson State on Dec. 21.
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And now, no more home winning streak . And now, no more home winning streak . It' s been a rough few days for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Odom scored 13 of Los Angeles' last 16 points to close the quarter, capping his one-man scorefest with a two-handed dunk off a miss in the final second as
Wins during that stretch included at Tennessee , Harvard, at Southern Miss, and UCF. With a win over Southern Miss on February 23, Memphis clinched the regular season Conference USA title. The Tigers finished the season undefeated in Conference USA play.
Tennessee visits Cincinnati on Wednesday.
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