Memphis Comeback Falls Short In Canadian Tour Debut

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The Memphis Tigers late comeback wasn't enough in the first game of their four-day tour of Canada, falling 82-72 to Carleton University.

The Tigers fell behind early because of the Ravens white-hot shooting from the outside. Carleton University shot 12-21 from three-point range in the first half, jumping out to a 55-29 point lead.

But the Tigers fought back from what was once a 32-point deficit, cutting the lead to nine late in the second half and winning the last ten minutes 29-12. Nick King led the Tigers in scoring with 19 points. Shaq Goodwin (9 points, 8 rebounds) and freshman guard Dominic Magee (11 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists) had strong games in the exhibition.

The Tigers continue their trip in Canada on Sunday night with a game against the University of Ottawa. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 pm (CT).