Tigers fall to Cavaliers 78-60 in NCAA Third Round
Dixon Jr. scores 19 points and hits four free throws in the final 10 seconds to push Tigers to third round.
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Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.
Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.
Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!
Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.
Memphis vs Virginia in the NCAA Third Round in Raleigh, N.C. Photos by Tim Cowie
Memphis vs. Virginia photos by USA TODAY Sports
Memphis vs George Washington in the NCAA Second Round in Raleigh, N.C. on March 21, 2014. Photos by Tim Cowie
Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day on March 20, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.
No. 19 Memphis vs No. 21 UConn in the American Athletic Conference Tournament on March 13, 2014 at FedExForum.
On The Charts
Postseason (NCAA/The American Tournaments): Started all three postseason contests (24.0 minutes per game) ... Averaged 9.0 points and 4.0 rebounds ... Had three assists, one blocked shot and one steal ... Shot 47.6 percent from the field and 43.8 percent from the foul line ... In NCAA Tournament play (two games), averaged 12.0 points and 4.0 rebounds ... Had two assists, one blocked shot and one steal ... Shot 55.5 percent from the floor and 40 percent from the free throw line ... Scored 15 points and added two boards and one assist in the Tigers' NCAA Tournament third-round setback to Virginia ... Had nine points, six rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot and one steal in the NCAA Tournament second-round win over George Washington ... In the American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal loss to Connecticut, scored three points and pulled down four rebounds ...
American Athletic Conference play: Started all 18 league games (22.7 minutes per game) ... Averaged 9.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 blocked shots ... Had 10 assists and seven steals ... Shot 63.9 percent from the floor and 59.4 percent from the foul line ... Recorded one double-double ... Had nine double-figure scoring contests, including the last six of the regular season ... Averaged 14.0 points and shot 67.9 percent from the field in those six games ... Ranked among American Athletic Conference statistical leaders (conference games only) in scoring (29th), field goal percentage (1st) and blocked shots (7th) ... Nearly had his second double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds in the Tigers' regular-season home finale vs. SMU (win) ... Scored 17 points and pulled down three rebounds in a road loss at Cincinnati ... In 33 minutes of action in a home win over Louisville, had 14 points, five rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots ... His three assists vs. the Cardinals were a season high ... Netted 12 points and added four boards and two blocked shots in a road setback at Houston ... Posted his first collegiate double-double with a 17-point, 12-board performance in a home overtime win over Temple ... Also blocked a season-best seven shots vs. the Owls ... Netted 10 points and grabbed four rebounds in a road win at Rutgers ... Had a season-high two steals and added nine points and four rebounds in a road overtime setback at Connecticut ... Played a season-low seven minutes in a home victory over UCF ... Scored 18 points in a near-perfect shooting game (8-of-9 FG, 2-of-3 FT) in a home win over Rutgers ... Also had three boards and three blocked shots vs. the Scarlet Knights ... In a four-game league stretch from Jan. 23-Feb. 1 (Houston, USF, at UCF, at SMU), averaged only 3.8 points and 3.3 boards ... Shot 38.9 percent from the field in those four games ... Had 13 points, five rebounds and two blocked shots in a home loss to Connecticut ... Posted season bests for FT made (5) and FT attempts (6) vs. the Huskies... Scored nine points and blocked two shots in a road victory at Temple ... Posted 10 points and seven boards in a road win at Louisville ... Had seven points, two rebounds, one blocked shot and one steal in the Tigers' American Athletic Conference opener at USF (win) ...
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Started all 13 non-league contests (22.5 minutes per game) ... Averaged 9.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game ... Had four assists and four steals ... Shot 55.2 percent from the floor and 52.4 percent from the foul line ... Posted four double-figure scoring games ... Had seven contests with five or more boards ... Pulled down five rebounds and scored four points in a home victory over Gonzaga .. Shot a perfect 6-of-6 from the field (12 points) in home win over LeMoyne-Owen ... Netted seven points and blocked two shots in a home win over Jackson State ... Had nine points, six rebounds and two blocked shots in a home win over Northwestern State ... Averaged 13.3 points and 7.3 rebounds in helping lead Memphis to the 2013 Old Spice Classic title ... Had nine points and five boards in the Old Spice Classic championship-game victory over Oklahoma State ... Scored 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds in the Old Spice Classic semifinal win over LSU ... Tied a season-high with nine FG made vs. LSU ... Took a season-high 16 FG attempts vs. the Tigers ... Netted five of his 19 points in a :41 span in the second half to help cut a 57-49 LSU lead to 57-56 ... Hit a key jumper with 1:27 left to give Memphis a 70-66 lead ... Nearly posted a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds in the Old Spice Classic quarterfinal victory over Siena ... Also had two blocked shots vs. the Saints ... Netted a season-best 20 points in a home win over Nicholls ... Pulled down five boards vs. the Colonels ... Hit a season-high nine FG vs. Nicholls ... Had seven points and three rebounds in a road loss at Oklahoma State ... Posted six points, five rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot and one steal in his collegiate debut vs. Austin Peay (season-opening home win).
Received All-America recognition from Parade magazine, SLAM magazine (third team) and MaxPreps.com (honorable mention) ... Named the 2012-13 Gatorade Tennessee state Player of the Year ... Selected The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" 2012-13 Player of the Year ... Also named to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro squad ... Selected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Division 2AA All-State team ... Averaged 22.7 points, 12.2 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in his final season at Briarcrest Christian School ... Shot 69.9 percent from the field ... Helped lead the Saints to a 26-7 overall record and a Division 2AA state runner-up finish ... In the state title loss to Ensworth, scored 42 points and grabbed 17 rebounds ... Briarcrest won the Division 2AA West Region crown ...
A consensus top-50 recruit ... Rated nationally by ESPN.com (No. 13), Rivals.com (No. 20), MaxPreps.com (No. 22) and Scout.com (No. 50) ... Ranked among the top-15 power forwards in the country by ESPN.com (No. 6), Rivals.com (No. 6) and Scout.com (No. 15) ... ESPN.com ranked him the region's No. 4 player and the state of Tennessee' No. 1 recruit ...
In 2011-12, named Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division 2AA's Mr. Basketball (state Player of the Year) ... A TSWA Division 2AA All-State pick ... Selected to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro squad ... Finalist for The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" Player of the Year honor ...
In 2011-12, helped lead Briarcrest Christian School to a 24-6 overall record ... The Saints were the Division 2AA state runner-up and Division 2AA West Region champion ... Averaged 18.6 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.6 blocked shots, leading the Division 2AA West Region in all three statistical categories ... Shot 68.5 percent from the field, which was tops in the Shelby Metro area ...
As a sophomore in 2010-11, named to the TSWA Division 2AA All-State squad ... Also selected to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro team ... Averaged 15.0 points and 3.4 blocked shots ... Shot 69.7 percent from the floor, which led the Shelby Metro area.