Tigers to host Demons in a 12 p.m. (CT) non-league game at FedExForum Saturday.
Tigers defeat Cowboys 73-68 for first top-five win since 2008
Nichols leads Tigers with 19 points and eight boards
Watch the full game recap of the Tigers' 92-63 exhibition game win over Christian Brothers including highlights and post-game interviews with players and head coach Josh Pastner.
Watch the intro video that played at this year's Memphis Madness to introduce the 2013-14 Memphis Tiger basketball team.
The Memphis men's basketball team met with local media last week to discuss the upcoming season and the new American Athletic Conference. See what the players had to say.
Memphis vs. Oklahoma State (USATSI)
Memphis men's basketball vs Nicholls on November 23, 2013 at FedExForum. Photos by Joe Murphy.
USATSPI: Oklahoma State vs. Memphis - 11/19/13
Memphis Men's Basketball vs Austin Peay at FedExForum on November 14, 2013. Photos by Justin Ford/USATodaySports
Memphis takes on Austin Peay
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.