No. 1 Memphis Takes Out Gonzaga

Tigers run home win streak to 43 as Calipari gets 200th victory
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Jan 26, 2008 5:42 PM CST
Memphis guard Chris Douglas-Roberts, right, is fouled by Gonzaga's Micah Downs, back, and Larry Gurganious, left, in the second half of a college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, in Memphis, Tenn....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Top-ranked Memphis extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 43 with an 81-73 win over Gonzaga today, the Associated Press reports. The game marked the first time ever that the Tigers played at home ranked No. 1. The Tigers, 19-0, were led by Chris Douglas-Roberts' 21 points and Derrick Rose who had 19.

Gonzaga, which took Memphis into overtime before losing last season, fell to 15-5 and saw the end of its six-game winning streak. The Zags turned the ball over 21 times and the Tigers turned those into 23 points. The win was the 200th for John Calipari (200-63) in his eight years at Memphis.