2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
20-8, 3rd in American
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25d

Hardaway says Memphis' NIT title 'just the start'

Boogie Ellis scored 23 points and Memphis never trailed after a fast start to beat Mississippi State 77-64 in the NIT championship game Sunday, giving the Tigers the title in Penny Hardaway's third season coaching his alma mater.

Memphis' Williams flexes after tough and-1 (0:26)
25d
Memphis' Nolley calls bank after nice ball fake (0:26)
25d
Ellis gets to the bucket for Memphis and-1 (0:25)
25d
26d

Nolley 27 points, Memphis 14 3s over Colorado St in NIT semi

— Landers Nolley II scored a career-high 27 points with seven of Memphis' season-high 14 made 3-pointers, and the Tigers advanced to their first NIT championship game since winning the title in 2002 with a 90-67 semifinal win over Colorado State on...

Nolley shows off nasty crossover & dunk for Memphis (0:18)
26d
Quinones' putback in crunch time powers Memphis past Boise State (0:28)
28d
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39d

Colorado St. atop NIT field as L'ville declines invite

Colorado State, Saint Louis, Memphis and Ole Miss are the No. 1 seeds for the National Invitation Tournament. Louisville, ranked as the first team out of the NCAA tournament by the selection committee, turned down a spot in the NIT.

Memphis ties the game with Ellis' 3 (0:17)
40d
Williams' bucket has Memphis on the comeback trail (0:31)
40d
Houston goes wild after Hail Mary 3-pointer (0:40)
46d
Ellis drains step-back 3 with ease (0:16)
53d
Dandridge converts steal into rim-rocking slam (0:23)
53d
Cisse flushes thunderous two-handed jam (0:22)
53d
DeAndre Williams stays resilient for emphatic putback slam (0:25)
53d

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.4162nd
Rebounds Per Game40.018th
Assists Per Game16.035th
Points Allowed62.7

Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record34-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26