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).

Full recap and boxscore.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Music Video Monday: Valerie June

Politics Beat Blog

It’s Alive! Local Democrats Resuscitate the Official Local Party

Music Blog

Circa Survive Rekindles Magic At Growlers

Fly On The Wall Blog

Artist Renderings for RDC Riverfront Seen as a Comic Book...

Music Blog

WYPL brings you the Memphis Sound

News Blog

Tennessee Breaks Record for Student Aid Requests

News Blog

MLGW's Water Test Comes Back Clean

ADVERTISEMENT

More by John Branston

  • Pit Stops

    Ten BBQ joints worth a day trip from Memphis.
    • May 16, 2013
  • Where Do We Go From Here? | School Choice

    Modest voter turnouts notwithstanding, next week’s referendum is key to the schools’ future.
    • Mar 3, 2011
  • Great Deal or "Get Real"?

    Condos go for half-price in a unique Mindtown neighborhood.
    • Jul 28, 2010
  • More »
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation