Tigers Improve To 8-0; breeze past Middle Tennessee - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Tigers Improve To 8-0; breeze past Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Joey Dorsey, Robert Dozier and Shawn Taggart scored 11 points apiece, as Memphis beat Middle Tennessee 65-41 on Saturday.

Dorsey also had a team-high 12 rebounds.

The Tigers outshot Middle Tennessee 49% to 26% and outrebounded the Blue Raiders 38-30.

Memphis never trailed and the game was tied only once at 16.

With the victory in the opening game of the Sun Belt Classic doubleheader, the second-ranked Tigers improved to 8-0. That matches their best start since the 1995-96 season and is their fourth such start since World War II.

Theryn Hudson, Demetrius Green and Dino Hair each scored eight points for Middle Tennessee.

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