UConn Beats Tigers in Overtime

U of M Tigers Memphis

Hartford, CT– Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points, rallying UConn to an 86-81 overtime win over the Tigers.  The Huskies becoming the first team to sweep a season series from the Tigers since 2002.

Thanks to a season-best 24 points from Joe Jackson, the U of M took a 69-66 lead late only to see Napier send the game to OT, hitting a lay-up while being fouled with just under a minute to go.

With the loss, the Tigers drop to 5th in the AAC, 19-6 overall, 8-4 in conference play.

5 comments

  • TigreNoir

    There are no good losses, but this loss is on time. The Tigers’ smirks have been wiped away by a team with superior attitude. Now the coaching must begin. The prima donnas must become Floor Generals. The assistant coaches must counsel. The Tiger high-wire acts must be tethered to the ground.

  • Kleenex Tigers

    Sadly, street ball will only carry you so far. I predict UConn will beat Memphis again, if they play in the Tournament.

  • Kleenex Tigers

    Pass the ball? Heck no……take it to the rim baby. That’s how we roll.

    Rebounds, who needs rebounds (42nd in the nation)

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