MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis forward Joey Dorsey was sidelined
for the third-ranked Tigers' season opener Monday night against
Tennessee-Martin with a right shoulder sprain.
Dorsey, Memphis' only senior, was hurt during a scrimmage Oct.
27. He averaged 8.4 points and a team-high 9.4 rebounds per game
Shawn Taggart, the 6-foot-10 Iowa State transfer, started in his
place. Dorsey, who is also expected to miss Tuesday night's game in
the second round of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, participated in
warm-ups and was in uniform.