Tigers Advance in N-I-T Tipoff Classic with Big Win over UW-Milwaukee - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Tigers Advance in N-I-T Tipoff Classic with Big Win over UW-Milwaukee

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No. 12 Memphis 79, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 52

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Shawne Williams and Rodney Carney scored

17 points each to lead Number 12 Memphis to a 79-to-52 victory over

Wisconsin-Milwaukee tonight.

It was the first round of the Preseason N-I-T in Memphis.

Darius Washington added 16 points for the Tigers, and teammate

Kareem Cooper had 14.

Memphis will play Number 15 Alabama in the second round Thursday

night.

Memphis built a 19-point first-half lead.

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