LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Tim Hardaway Jr. had 21 points, Trey Burke added 14 and No. 15 Michigan knocked off No. 8 Memphis 73-61 in the opening round of the Maui Invitational on Monday.
Back in Maui for the first time since 1998, Michigan (4-0) looked right at home in paradise, using its ability to penetrate to shoot 54 percent while hounding the Tigers with a variety of defenses.
The two-time tournament champions move on to face the winner between No. 6 Duke and Tennessee in Tuesday's semifinals.
Memphis (1-1) backed up an easy season-opening win with a shaky performance against the experienced Wolverines.
The Tigers had trouble containing Michigan's guards and took some questionable shots at the other end, hitting 33 percent from the floor and 4 of 20 from 3-point range to get bounced into the loser's bracket.
Charles Carmouche led Memphis with 14 points.
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