Mar 17 2013

The Tigers received an automatic bid into the tournament due to winning the Conference USA Championship. The Tigers are the No. 6 seed in the Midwest Region. This is the 25th appearance in the NCAA tournament for the University of Memphis.

Memphis will face either Middle Tennessee State University or St. Mary’s on March 21 at 2:45 est. on CBS in Auburn Hills, Mich.

MTSU and St. Mary’s will play for the right to face the Tigers on March 19.

This is the ninth time in the last 11 years that the University of Memphis has made the NCAA tournament and its third trip under head coach Josh Pastner.