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Unlikely hero saves the day for Memphis

Sallie explodes for 35 as Tigers avoid first-round upset vs. Cal State Northridge

Originally Published: March 19, 2009
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Roburt Sallie has changed the way Memphis can be defended for as long as the Tigers remain in the NCAA tournament.

If he stays this hot and continues to make shots, especially 3s, the Tigers won't be as predictable as they had been.

"This changes the scouting a bit because it opens up driving for us," Memphis senior guard Antonio Anderson said of himself and freshman point guard Tyreke Evans after the No. 2 seed Tigers rode a 35-point performance ...

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