GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Missouri and Memphis have much more in common than a nickname.
Energy, intensity and speed will be on display in this Tiger vs. Tiger semifinal at the NCAA West Regional Thursday night in Glendale, Ariz.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson needs everybody to keep up with the deep, talented Conference USA champions, and he got a scare Wednesday when 1 of his most relentless players, DeMarre Carroll, twisted his left ankle in practice and limped off the court. Carroll downplayed the incident. He says it's the Sweet 16, so he's 100%.
Missouri (30-6) and Memphis (33-3) are right where they were supposed to wind up after being tabbed the No. 3 and No. 2 seed in the region, respectively.
If you would like to view the game you can watch it here: http://www.ncaa.com