Memphis Tigers Head To Semifinals In AAC Tournament After Defeating UCF 79-55

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Another big win for the Memphis Tigers as they defeated the UCF 79-55 Knights at FedExForum Friday in the second round of the ACC Tournament.

The teams split the regular season series at one win apiece. Before Friday, the teams last played each other on Feb. 16, when Memphis made only 13 free throws on 16 attempts while the Knights went 25 for 30 on their way to the seven-point victory.

The Tigers next take on the no. 1 seeded University of Houston Cougars Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

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(ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Isaiah Maurice had a career-high 21 points as Memphis romped past Central Florida 79-55 in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday.

Kyvon Davenport had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Memphis (21-12). Jeremiah Martin added 13 points. Kareem Brewton Jr. had seven rebounds for the Tigers.

Tacko Fall had 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for the Knights (23-8).

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