No. 2 Memphis Roars Into Postseason Play

USC upsets No. 7 Stanford, No. 20 Drake reaches MVC final
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Mar 8, 2008 9:02 PM CST
Memphis forward Joey Dorsey (3) fights for a rebound with UAB forward Lawrence Kinnard, behind, in the first half of a college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2008, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – No. 2 Memphis finished its Conference USA schedule with authority today with a 94-56 win over UAB, reports the Associated Press. Joey Dorsey led the way with 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Tigers won their fourth straight and finished 16-0 in conference. The Tigers led by 36 points at halftime in winning their 39th straight conference game. In other Top 25 action:

  • USC outrebounded taller No. 7 Stanford 47-31, and freshman OJ Mayo muscled his way to 25 points to lead the Trojans to a 77-64 Pac-10 upset of the Cardinal.
  • No. 20 Drake reached the Missouri Valley Conference finals for the first time with a 75-67 win over Creighton. Adam Emmenecker lead the Bulldogs with 20 points and 11 assists.