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Jackson State Tigers vs Memphis Tigers Odds
Jackson State pays a visit to Memphis on Monday, hoping to send the Tigers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at FedExForum.
The Tigers sit at 2-2 (1-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 1-6 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Memphis is 3-0-1 OU, and Jackson State is 0-0 OU.
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It was a generally dreary atmosphere, as the Tigers (3-2) again struggled with rebounding the ball against much smaller Jackson State. They were out-rebounded for the fourth time in five games, 36-29. As a result, JSU cashed in for 12 second-chance points.
Get ready, University of Memphis fans. College football's silly season -- coaching search season -- is back to barnstorm into the Bluff City.
As much as Memphis would like to erase its disappointing 1-2 showing in Hawaii, the rest of its season will be defined by how it adjusts after having its rebounding and defensive weaknesses exposed.
It was a struggle in the first half, but the University of Memphis cleaned up its act after halftime in routing Jackson State, 70-45.
Coming off losses to Michigan and Georgetown in the Maui Invitational last week, the Tigers dropped to No. 21 in the coaches poll and No. 22 in the Associated Press poll released this morning.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Nicole Dickson posted 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Memphis Tigers past the UT-Arlington Mavericks, 77-60, on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Jasmine Lee (Bessemer, Ala./Jess Lanier HS) and Brittany Carter (Covington, Ga./Newton County High School) added 14 and 13 points, respectively, as the Tigers improved to 5-1 on the season.
The Tigers suffered their 10th loss and the program's 19th defeat in 21 games.
Jackson State coach Tevester Anderson knew his team had played well enough in the first half to be up on No. 22 Memphis.
Memphis coach Josh Pastner let his players know at halftime that their lackluster play was unacceptable. The No. 22 Tigers got the message. Joe Jackson scored 15 points, Chris Crawford added 14 and Memphis answered Pastner's halftime challenge to defeat Jackson State 70-45 on Monday night. Following a lethargic first half, Memphis (3-2) outscored Jackson State 45-26 after intermission...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - No. 21/22 Memphis scored 15 unanswered points to open the second half and never looked back on its way to a 70-45 win over visiting Jackson State on Monday night. Joe Jackson led all scorers with 15 points, and Chris Crawford added 14 points for the Tigers. Memphis improved to 3-2 on the season while Jackson State fell to 1-7.
Joe Jackson scored 15 points, Chris Crawford added 14 and Memphis (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) overcame a lackluster first half to defeat Jackson State 70-45 on Monday night.
Memphis (2-2) hosts Jackson State (1-6) in a non-conference match-up Monday, Nov. 28 at FedExForum. The game, to be televised on SportSouth, is slated for a 7 p.m. (CT) start.