3:20 PM ET, March 21, 2009
Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- His teammates weren't going to let Roburt Sallie have all the fun in this NCAA tournament.
• Memphis advanced to the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year.
• The Tigers shot a season-high 58.5 percent from the field for the game.
• Memphis averaged 1.3 points per possession, a marked improvement over the 1.13 it had in the first round.
• The Tigers now have eight wins in the first and second rounds of the NCAA tourney over the past five years.
-- ESPN research
As scary as Memphis' offense has been, the Tigers top-ranked defense is what will propel them through the next round. Story
NCAA Mens Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-62 (.435)||31-53 (.585)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-14 (.357)||10-19 (.526)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-19 (.579)||17-22 (.773)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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