Conference USA announced the bracket for the 2013 C-USA Championship at Rice University and Reckling Park next week and the Memphis Tigers will be the No. 4 seed and open the tournament against fifth-seeded UCF at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Five runs in the fourth were the difference in the game as Memphis (33-23) dropped its regular season finale at Southeast Missouri State (24-31) 9-4 on Saturday at Capaha Field.
Memphis (33-22) tallied two hits after the third inning, but rallied to send the game to extra innings before falling 3-2 in 11 innings at Southeast Missouri State (23-31) on Friday at Capaha Field.
Southeast Missouri State (22-31) scored five runs on seven hits against two Memphis (33-21) relievers in the seventh inning, but the Tigers recorded three outfield assists in the inning, two at the plate, to hold off SEMO for an 8-6 victory Thursday.
The 11th club in program history to reach 32 wins in the regular season, Memphis (32-20) closes the 2013 slate with a three-game set at SEMO (22-30) beginning Thursday night at 7:00 p.m.