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American Athletic Conference Tournament Preview

The AAC tournament kicks off this afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut. It’s one of the more unusual tournaments in the country because the 6th seeded team is the second favorite to pull down the tournament crown. The Connecticut Huskies are two made buzzer beating three pointers and a Shaq Goodwin shot that bounced 4 times on the rim away from being an NCAA tournament bubble team...
Via The Student Section
15 days ago  |  Discuss

American Athletic Conference Tournament Preview

The AAC tournament kicks off this afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut. It’s one of the more unusual tournaments in the country because the 6th seeded team is the second favorite to pull down the tournament crown. The Connecticut Huskies are two made buzzer beating three pointers and a Shaq Goodwin shot that bounced 4 times on the rim away from being an NCAA tournament bubble team...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

AAC Tournament Preview

The AAC tournament kicks off this afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut. It’s one of the more unusual tournaments in the country because the 6th seeded team is the second favorite to pull down the tournament crown. The Connecticut Huskies are two made buzzer beating three pointers and a Shaq Goodwin shot that bounced 4 times on the rim away from being an NCAA tournament bubble team...
Via Bearcats Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Individual Awards

HARTFORD, Conn. – UConn center Amida Brimah, who had an American Athletic Conference-record 101 blocked shots in the regular season, has been chosen as the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s 11 head coaches. The announcement was made Wednesday by Commissioner Mike Aresco. SMU, which won The American’s regular-season title, had a pair of individual award...
Via Sox and Dawgs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaq Goodwin Gets a Friendly Bounce on Final Shot to Help Memphis Beat UConn

They say that sometimes it is better to be lucky than good. Well--that was certainly the case for Shaq Thompson and Memphis Thursday night when the team took on UConn. To be fair, the team was actually both good and lucky. They had to play well in order to be within a point of the Huskies with 8.1 seconds to go.The bounce. Well the bounce was lucky, but earned Memphis the win 54-53. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Goodwin's jumper lift Memphis over UConn 54-53

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Shaq Goodwin hit a short fall-away jumper that rattled around the rim before falling with 8 seconds left to give Memphis a 54-53 win over UConn and move the Tigers into a tie for fifth place in the American Athletic Conference with the Huskies. UConn's Ryan Boatright missed an off balance shot just before the buzzer that would have given the win to the Huskies...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Memphis’ Shaq Goodwin Caught An Off-The-Backboard Alley-Oop

Memphis is leading Tulsa 36-34 at halftime tonight, and the duo of Tiger forwards Trahson Burrell and Shaq Goodwin combined for a ridiculous alley-oop connection right before intermission.  Burrell lobbed the ball off the backboard to a trailing Goodwin, who slammed it home and ignited the crowd. Take a look: The Tigers have produced a few highlight-reel dunks this season. This...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 SMU pulls away from Memphis for 5th straight victory

  Nic Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and No. 21 SMU pulled away to beat Memphis 66-57 on Thursday night. Moore's 3-pointer with 3:27 left capped a 15-4 run for the Mustangs (23-5, 14-2 American Athletic Conference), breaking open a 48-all game. Ryan Manuel and Yanick Moreira added 11 points each to help the Mustangs win their fifth straight and 21st in 23 games...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis rolls over South Florida, 75-48

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Shaq Goodwin scored 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field and added 9 rebounds to help lead Memphis to a convincing 75-48 victory over South Florida on Saturday. Avery Woodson added 11 points for Memphis (15-10, 7-5 American Conference), which has won eight straight overall against South Florida and seven consecutive in Tampa. Memphis shot 45 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

East Carolina rallies to beat Memphis 64-53

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) B.J. Tyson scored 24 points - 20 points in the second half - to help East Carolina rally to beat in Memphis 64-53 on Tuesday night. Caleb White added 11 points and the Pirates (11-13, 4-7 American Athletic Conference) finished shooting 46 percent after being held to 26.9 percent in the first half and trailing 25-21 at halftime. The Pirates' defense stiffened...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple rallies to beat Memphis 61-60

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Jesse Morgan scored 16 points and Josh Brown hit the game-winning jumper with six seconds left to lead Temple to a 61-60 comeback win over Memphis on Saturday. Will Cummings scored 13, Quenton DeCosey 10, and Temple (17-7, 8-3 American Athletic) won its fifth straight. Shaq Goodwin capped Memphis' opening 15-6 run with a jumper and the Tigers dominated the boards...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis clobbers Jacksonville State 74-48

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Shaq Goodwin scored 16 points with seven rebounds and led five players in double figures as Memphis clobbered Jacksonville State 74-48 on Wednesday night. Goodwin finished with 7-of-12 shooting from the field for the Tigers (14-8). Trashon Burrell added 13 points and Austin Nichols had 12. Kedren Johnson and Nick King had 10 points apiece. Memphis led by 10 at...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis-Gonzaga Preview

Gonzaga has never beaten Memphis in Spokane, though until now it didn't have the chance to do so at it's rowdy on-campus arena. Looking for a 15th consecutive victory, the No. 3 Bulldogs face the Tigers on Saturday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center, where the hosts haven't lost in over two years. Gonzaga (21-1) has dropped six of seven in this series, including two straight...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis rolls UCF, 99-79

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Shaq Goodwin and Nick King each scored 16 points off the bench, with Goodwin adding 10 rebounds, to lead Memphis to a 99-79 victory over UCF on Saturday. Markel Crawford finished with 13 points for the Tigers (11-6, 4-2 American Conference), and Calvin Godfrey had 12 points and seven rebounds. Overall, five Tigers finished in double figures and all 11 who saw...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis coasts past Houston in 62-44 win

HOUSTON (AP) Austin Nichols scored 16 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked four shots to lead Memphis to a 62-44 win over Houston on Sunday. Markel Crawford added 12 points on 4-for-6 shooting and Kedren Johnson had 10 points to help Memphis (9-6, 2-2 American Athletic Conference) snap a two-game skid. Leading by six at the break, the Tigers broke it open early in the second...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tiger Basketball Looking Up With Fourth Consecutive Win

By Kelley D. Evans The University of Memphis basketball team’s rocky start is now on pause as they defeated a first-time opponent – the Western Illinois Leathernecks on Tuesday night (Dec. 23) at FedExForum. The Tigers, now 7-4 have won their last four games. Sophomore Forward Nick King scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, his first collegiate double double. Calvin Godfrey...
Via Reporting Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Goodwin, Memphis stifle Bradley 73-45

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Shaq Goodwin scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, pacing Memphis to a 73-45 victory over Bradley on Saturday night. The Tigers (3-3) shot 42.9 percent from the field and committed just eight turnovers. Avery Woodson and Nick King each added 11 points, and Austin Nichols had nine with four blocks. Goodwin was 4 of 7 from the field and 7 of 12 from the line...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen F Austin tops Memphis 64-52

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Clide Geffrard scored 14 points to lead Stephen F. Austin over Memphis 64-52 on Tuesday. The game was tied at 45 with 8:43 left then Stephen F. Austin (4-3) used a 12-0 run, punctuated by 3-pointers from Geffrard and Ty Charles, to take control of the game. Memphis (2-3) couldn't make another run. A tense first half, where neither team enjoyed more than a 4-point...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Goodwin leads Memphis past Indiana State 72-62

LAS VEGAS (AP) Shaq Goodwin scored 19 and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Memphis past Indiana State 72-62 in the third-place game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night. Trahson Burrell had 15 points, while Avery Woodson had 12 to give the Tigers (2-2) a split of two games in Las Vegas. Brenton Scott led Indiana State (3-3) with 12 points and Khristian Smith added 10 as the...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis rolls to a 77-49 win over Prairie View

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Shaq Goodwin came off the Memphis bench to score 16 points on 6-for-6 shooting and the Tigers ran away with a 77-49 win over Prairie View A&M Monday night. Goodwin's layup with 13:37 left in the first half capped a 15-2 run to open the game for Memphis (1-1). Goodwin scored 10 of his team-high points in the first half as the Tigers built a 38-23 lead at intermission...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tekele Cotton throws down one-handed dunk on Memphis’ Shaq Goodwin

Wichita State is on its way to improving to 2-0 this season with a big lead on Memphis in the second half. One play that helped the Shockers built that lead was this emphatic dunk from high-flyer Tekele Cotton.
Via The Catch and Shoot
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis loses exhibition game to Division II Christian Brothers

Memphis, chosen to finish third in the American Athletic Conference and an NCAA Tournament participant in 10 of the last 12 years, lost an exhibition game Wednesday 74-70 in overtime to Christian Brothers, a Division II school located just minutes from the Tigers' campus.  Though city bragging rights now can go to Christian Brothers, the fact that the game was an exhibition means...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati picked 4th in the American

The American media released the preseason AAC poll for the 2014-15 season. Cincinnati was predicted to finish 4th. The Bearcats are behind the National Champion Connecticut Huskies, SMU and Memphis. That’s really no surprise. UConn and SMU are thought of to be two top 30 or so teams this season. Memphis has the best returning front court in the league with Austin Nichols and Shaq...
Via Bearcats Blog
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn favored to win American Athletic Conference

NEW YORK (AP) Defending national champion UConn has been picked by coaches in the American Athletic Conference as a preseason favorite to edge out SMU for the league title. Huskies point Guard Ryan Boatright was chosen as the preseason player of the year and UConn freshman Daniel Hamilton was picked as the league's preseason rookie of the year. The poll was released Wednesday in...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis-Houston Preview

After a long stretch of games that were rarely competitive, Memphis has had some close calls lately. With more certainly on the way as March approaches, the 21st-ranked Tigers are happy to have Austin Nichols playing like the star they thought he'd be. Coming off perhaps the best performance of his freshman season in another tight victory, Nichols and Memphis will try to avoid...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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