11:35 AM ET, March 14, 2009
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Robert Dozier and the Memphis Tigers watched the last 32 seconds tick off the clock, finishing a fourth straight Conference USA tournament championship. No one threw the ball into the air or jumped on a table.This isn't what these Tigers want to celebrate, not after blowing the national championship against Kansas in overtime a year ago.
• Memphis won its fourth straight C-USA title and clinched its 22nd NCAA tournament bid.
• Memphis finished the tournament giving up an average of 43.0 points per game, a C-USA tournament record.
• The Tigers have not lost since Dec. 20 and have won 25 straight games, the longest win streak by any team this season.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||15-57 (.263)||23-55 (.418)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-14 (.143)||3-13 (.231)|
|FT Made-Attempted||7-11 (.636)||15-18 (.833)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|