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 NCAA tournament.
Jeremy Hunt added 16 points for Memphis (32-3), who extended the
nation’s 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 Antonio.
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.