While neither team can win the inaugural American Athletic Conference title, both the 18th-ranked SMU Mustangs and 20th-ranked Memphis Tigers would love to post a win in the regular-season finale when the two get together at FedExForum on Saturday.
Chris Crawford highlighted a late Tigers run with a go-ahead 3-pointer as No. 21 Memphis rallied for a 72-66 victory over seventh-ranked Louisville in a wild American Athletic Conference clash at FedExForum.
With the American Athletic Conference crown still up for grabs, the seventh-ranked Louisville Cardinals take on the 21st- ranked Memphis Tigers in a key league matchup at FedExForum on Saturday afternoon.
If Louisville is truly rounding into postseason form, Memphis will be the key test Saturday.
The Cardinals flopped at home against the Tigers in the first meeting back on Jan. 9, losing 73-67. Memphis’ entire starting five scored in double figures that day, the last time an opponent scored more than 70 points against Louisville.