On Thursday, Memphis heads to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to take on Connecticut. It starts at 9 p.m. ET and you can catch it on ESPN/ESPN2. The Tigers beat the Huskies 75-72 on Feb. 19 and are 1-3 against them over the last four years.

In their last outing, despite 17 points and six rebounds from Shaq Goodwin, the Tigers fell to Tulsa 74-72 on February 28.

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Game Info:
Thursday, Mar 05, 2015
9:00PM EST

Location:
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
Storrs, CT

TV: ESPN/ESPN2

Memphis is a 7.5 point underdog


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American Athletic Standings

OverallConf
1 Louisville 31-6 15-3
1 Cincinnati 27-7 15-3
3 Connecticut 32-8 12-6
3 SMU 27-10 12-6
 3Memphis 24-10 12-6
6 Houston 17-16 8-10
7 Rutgers 12-21 5-13
8 UCF 13-18 4-14
8 Temple 9-22 4-14
10 South Florida 12-20 3-15
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2014-2015 Roster

#0 Trahson Burrell Jr F 6-6 169
#1 Markel Crawford Fr G 6-4 197
#12 D. Cunningham Jr G 5-9 160
#40 Calvin Godfrey Sr F 6-8 233
#2 Shaq Goodwin Jr F 6-9 228
#11 Chris Hawkins Jr F 6-6 230
#23 Kuran Iverson So F/G 6-10 209
#15 Kedren Johnson Jr G 6-4 229
#5 Nick King So F/G 6-7 220
#10 Dominic Magee Fr G 6-3 177
#14 Jordan Manse Fr G 6-1 167
#42 Jake McDowell So G/F 6-5 211
#4 Austin Nichols So F 6-8 228
#3 RaShawn Powell So G 6-1 170
#20 Avery Woodson So G 6-2 196