Tigers Top Tulane for 21st Straight Win 

Associated Press — Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 17 points, and fifth-ranked Memphis extended the nation's longest winning streak to 21 straight Friday by beating Tulane 71-49 in the Conference USA Tournament semifinals.

The top-seeded Tigers (29-3) will play either Rice or Houston in the championship Saturday. The regular-season champions will be playing for consecutive tournament titles on a court where they have won 31 consecutive games.

Jeremy Hunt added 10 points off the bench for Memphis, which now has tied BYU for the longest home winning streak.

Donnie Stith led Tulane with 14 points. The Green Wave had 22 turnovers and shot 29.3 percent (17-of-58).

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