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Tiger Baseball headed to AAC tournament

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC) - The University of Memphis earned the No. 8 seed in the American Baseball Championship that begins on Wednesday at Bright House Networks Field.

The Tigers will open the tournament against top-seed and No. 5 Louisville on Thursday at 2 p.m. (CT). Memphis had two one-run setbacks in the three-game series at Louisville. 

Memphis will meet fourth-seeded Rutgers in game two of pool play on Friday at 10:00 a.m. (CT). Rutgers edged the Tigers 7-5 on Saturday to take the three-game series. 

The U of M closes pool play against USF on Saturday at 6 p.m. (CT). The Bulls were the only league opponent to take the first two of a three-game series against the Tigers this season. 

Memphis and regular season champion Louisville were the only teams to win at least one game in each conference series. The Tigers though, failed to win a league series for the first time since 2005. 

All pool play games will be carried live on the American Digital Network, available for free. Look for links for each game via the schedule page.

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