After multiple lead changes and ties throughout the game, the Tigers and SMU ended up tied at the end of regulation, 42-42, as Memphis Matt Reagan missed a potential game-winning field goal from 32 yards.
Overtime brought more of the same, as the teams traded scores until Reagan's second-chance game-winner in the third extra period.
Tiger quarterback Martin Hankins threw for 4 touchdowns and 350 yards, to lead the Memphis offense. The Tigers finished the regular season at 7-5 and are headed to a bowl game for the fourth time in Coach Tommy's West's tenure, having accepted a bid from the New Orleans just after game.
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