Tigers advance over Wolfpack
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) – Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 16 points
before having to leave the game with a sprained ankle and his teammates took
over from there as Memphis downed Nevada, 78-62, in the second round of the
Jeremy Hunt added 16 points for Memphis (32-3), who extended the nations
longest winning streak to 24 games. Antonio Anderson registered 14 points and
Andre Allen 10 for the Tigers, who will face Texas A&M on Thursday in San
Nick Fazekas finished with 20 points and seven rebounds for Nevada (29-5),
which set a school record with 29 wins this season. Marcelus Kemp donated 18
points and Denis Ikovlev 11.
Despite losing Douglas-Roberts to an injury, Memphis shut down Nevada in the
final 6:17 to secure the victory.