MEMPHIS – Tigers legend Lorenzen Wright was honored during Saturday halftime at FedEx Forum as Memphis fell to Tulane 90-89.

Lorenzen’s mother Deborah Marion, said seeing her son’s number go into the rafters was something she didn’t think she would alive to see, but to experience that moment with friends and family brought tears to her eyes.

” I’m a start coming to the games now. I’m a start coming just to look up and his number”, said Marion. “When I finally saw it all I could do was cry, just joy and joy. If it wasn’t for god wasn’t going to keep me for this. He knew something was going to happen to give me a little ease and that was it “, she added.

The Tigers will try to bounce back on the road at South Florida on February 8th.