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Calipari remembers his Tigers' last C-USA loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The last coach to hand Memphis a conference loss now aims to knock out the Tigers from the NCAA tournament.

Missouri's Mike Anderson was with UAB when they beat Memphis 80-74 on March 2, 2006. He left for Missouri 24 days later.

Memphis coach John Calipari said in a conference call today that the game was sold out three or four months in advance.

Calipari likely won't forget the game for quite a while because his Tigers haven't lost a Conference USA game since.

It's a string of domination that includes all four league titles - regular season and tournament.

On Thursday night, the No. 2 seeded Tigers (33-3) put their winning streak on the line in the West Regional semifinals against Anderson and his third-seeded Missouri Tigers (30-6) in Glendale, Ariz.

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