Boise State and Memphis play in opening round of NCAA Tournament

Memphis Tigers (21-10, 13-5 AAC) vs. Boise State Broncos (27-7, 15-3 MWC)

Portland, Oregon; Thursday, 1:45 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Boise State -3; over/under is 133.5

BOTTOM LINE: The No. 23 Boise State Broncos and Memphis Tigers square off in the NCAA Tournament first round.

The Broncos are 15-3 against MWC opponents. Boise State is fourth in the MWC in rebounding with 32.3 rebounds. Mladen Armus paces the Broncos with 7.9 boards.

The Tigers’ record in AAC action is 13-5. Memphis ranks third in the AAC with 35.3 rebounds per game led by Jalen Duren averaging 8.1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Armus is averaging 7.2 points and 7.9 rebounds for the Broncos. Marcus Shaver Jr. is averaging 1.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Boise State.

Alex Lomax is averaging 5.9 points, four assists and 1.8 steals for the Tigers. Duren is averaging 9.4 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.

LAST 10 GAMES: Broncos: 8-2, averaging 64.4 points, 31.0 rebounds, 12.7 assists, 5.4 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 61.7 points per game.

Tigers: 8-2, averaging 69.9 points, 39.6 rebounds, 15.8 assists, 8.3 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.0 points.


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