Memphis Slips Past Miss. St. 77-74

Joey Dorsey had 13 points, 12
rebounds, a season-high six blocks and an untold number of bumps
and bruises, helping top-seeded Memphis outscrap Mississippi State
77-74 Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Three other Tigers finished in double figures, including 17 each
from Derrick Rose and Chris Douglas-Roberts, in the ninth straight
win for Memphis (35-1). The Tigers advanced to the round of 16 for
a third straight year, where they will meet Michigan State on
Friday in Houston.
Jamont Gordon had 21 points and Ben Hansbrough 19 for
eighth-seeded Mississippi State.


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