MEMPHIS — Moments after winning the AAC Tournament title in Fort Worth, the Memphis Tigers turned their focus to the big tournament.
The Big Dance.
The NCAA Tournament.
Despite beating the #1 team in the country, Memphis is back on that 8-9 line for a second straight year.
The 8th-seeded Tigers will open NCAA Tournament play on Friday in Columbus, Ohio when they take on 9th-seeded Florida Atlantic. Win that game and top seeded Purdue is likely waiting on Sunday.
Game times will be released later on Sunday.