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.