Tigers' lose opening game against shorthanded Alabama - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tigers' lose opening game against shorthanded Alabama

Tigers head coach Tubby Smith (Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5) Tigers head coach Tubby Smith (Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

The college basketball season officially tipped off Friday.

University of Memphis began the season against Alabama, who was without prized recruit Collin Sexton and Braxton Key.

Unfortunately, the Tigers lost 82-70 in the season opener. 

The game was part of the Naval Academy Classic taking place in Annapolis, Maryland.

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