The AAC Championship is set for Sunday in Fort Worth, TX as the Memphis Tigers take on the Houston Cougars. The Memphis Tigers beat SMU yesterday to clinch their spot 70-63. Landers Nolley and Alex Lomax both contributed 12 points and 3 assists each. Nolley is averaging 10.2 points per game on the season.
Memphis is riding a six game win streak heading into Sunday's game. The Tigers are shooting 47% from the field which ranks 32nd in the nation. Memphis beat SMU 75-61 in their last meeting earlier this month.
The Houston Cougars roll into Sunday's AAC Championship game riding a two game win streak. Houston beat Tulane in their last game 86-66. Kyler Edwards took care of business in that game and led the way with 20 points and 7 rebounds. Edwards is averaging 13.5 points per game on the season.
Houston has won eight of their last ten games. The Cougars are averaging 12.1 offensive rebounds per game which ranks 5th best in the country. Houston lost to Memphis twice this season already.