The Memphis Tigers won their first game in the CUSA Tournament, handily disposing of Tulane, 81-68.
The Tigers were led by CUSA Sixth Man of the Year, Chris Crawford, who hit six three-pointers en route to scoring 24 points. The Tigers also got strong games from Adonis Thomas (17 pts., 8 rebounds, 6 assists) and Joe Jackson (15 points). The Tigers take on host team, Tulsa, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, with the winner advancing to Saturday's title game. CBS recap/box score here.