These Two Basketball Teams Come to a Head at the FedExForum in Memphis

The Memphis Tigers will face the East Carolina Pirates on this Saturday, February 22nd!

The Memphis Tigers represents the University of Memphis in NCAA Division I men's college basketball. The Tigers have competed in the American Athletic Conference since 2013. As of 2011, the Tigers had the 29th highest winning percentage in NCAA history. Lacking an on-campus arena they play home games at the Memphis Grizzlies arena the FedExForum. ESPN Stats and Information Department ranked Memphis as the 19th most successful basketball program from 1962 to 2012 in their annual 50 in 50 lists.

On the other side of the court, the East Carolina Pirates represent East Carolina University. As a member of Conference USA, ECU made three consecutive appearances in the CIT postseason tournament, claiming the tournament championship in 2013 as Akeem Richmond's buzzer-beater gave the Pirates a championship game win over Weber State. Interestingly, East Carolina has had four players to reach the NBA level.

The Memphis Tigers will play against the East Carolina Pirates at Cleveland Cavaliers at FedExForum. The 2019-20 college basketball season is the team’s 17th season in FedExForum, and the Tigers have made the arena one of the nation’s best homecourt advantages. In its first 10 seasons, Memphis posted a 178-21 record that included a 47-game homecourt win streak at FedExForum from 2006-08.

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Community interaction is an important part of life, which is why Appling Lakes Apartments in Cordova, Tennessee is urging you to join in all of the excitement at this event! Don’t be shy—plenty of fun awaits in the greater neighborhood beyond our beautiful apartment community.

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, February 22, 2020—1:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
191 Beale Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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