Cincinnati Bearcats beat Memphis Tigers

Cincinnati Bearcats beat Memphis Tigers
Jeremiah Martin (Source: University of Memphis)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - College basketball took center stage Thursday night as the Memphis Tigers were in search of a signature victory at FedExForum against an old rival, the Cincinnati Bearcats.

Cincy comes in ranked 25th in the Nation in the AP Poll and 23rd in the Coaches’.

The Tigers were a stellar 11-1 inside the Forum, with their only loss coming to top-ranked Tennessee.

The Tigers played tough defense all night, the steal and the runout, but Cincy would go on to win 69-64.

The Tigers fell to 13-10, 5-5 in AAC. Cincy is now 20-3, 9-1.

U of M’s next game is host UConn on Sunday at 1 p.m. at FedExForum.

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