OU set to play No. 13 Memphis in Maui opener

Tony Crocker and Oklahoma (2-0) will tip-off against Memphis at 1:32 p.m. Monday.

The Matchup
Oklahoma (2-0) vs. #13 Memphis (1-0) -- Maui Invitational -- 1:32 p.m. (CST) -- Lahaina, Hawaii -- Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)

Media
Monday's game will televised nationally on ESPN2 (Cox 28 in OKC and Cox 26 in Tulsa). Dave O'Brien and Rick Majerus will call the action. The game can be heard on the Sooner Radio network on KOKC 1520 AM in Oklahoma City. To listen the game online, click the 'Listen Online' link below and then click the top picture on the page.

Live Stats | Listen Online

The Matchup
Memphis lost three starters (Rodney Carney, Darius Washington and Shawne Williams) to the NBA from last season's 33-4 team that lost in the Sweet 16 to UCLA.

Yet despite the loss of their three top scorers, the Tigers will begin the season ranked 13th in both the Coaches and Associated Press Top 25 Polls.

They enter Monday's matchup 1-0 after beating Jackson State 111-69 in their season opener, and went unbeaten in exhibition play with a 113-64 win over Lemoyne-Owen and a 78-47 win over Christian Brothers.

Memphis leads the all-time series against the Sooners 4-0.

Oklahoma Game Notes | Memphis Game Notes

The Tournament
The EA Sports Maui Invitational is a three-day tournament consisting of eight teams. It takes place at the Lahaina Civic Center (2,400) on the island of Maui.

More on the Maui Invitational

The Memphis-Oklahoma winner and loser will play the winner and loser of the Georgia Tech-Purdue first round matchup on Tuesday. DePaul, Kentucky, UCLA and Tournament host Chaminade, Division II school, are on the other side of the bracket. OU will play one of those four teams on Wednesday.

Complete Bracket (PDF)

Oklahoma Projected Starters:
F -- 32 --Taylor Griffin -- 6-7, 232, So. -- 8.5 ppg, 9.5 rpg
C -- 30 --Longar Longar -- 6-11, 228, Jr. -- 17.5 ppg, 6.5 rbg
G -- 15 -- David Godbold -- 6-5, 215, Jr. -- 9.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg
G -- 5 --Tony Crocker -- 6-5, 187, Fr. -- 16.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg
G -- 20 -- Austin Johnson -- 6-3, 160, So. -- 11.0 ppg, 3.0 apg

More on the Sooners
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Memphis Projected Starters:
F -- 2 -- Robert Dozier -- 6-9, 215, So. -- 13.0 ppg, 10.0 rpg
F -- 32 -- Joey Dorsey -- 6-9, 260, Jr. -- 11.0 ppg, 12.0 rpg
F -- 1 -- Willie Kemp -- 6-2, 165, Fr. --5.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg
G -- 12 -- Antonio Anderson -- 6-6, 200, So. -- 12.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg
G -- 14 -- Chris Douglas-Roberts -- 6-6, 190, So. -- 21.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg

More on the Tigers
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