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The Memphis Tigers are the athletic teams that represent the University of Memphis, located in Memphis, Tennessee. The teams compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level as a member of the American Athletic Conference, except for the rifle team, which is a member of the single-sport Great America Rifle Conference.

Football

Memphis Tigers college football
First Season
1912
Team History
Memphis Tigers (1939-present)
Conference
American Athletic Conference (2013-present)
Conference USA (1996-2012)
Independent (1912-27, 1947-67, 1973-95)
Missouri Valley Conference (1968-72)
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1935-42)
Mississippi Valley Conference (1928-34)
Venue
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (1965-present)
Crump Stadium (1934-64)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1951
September 21 vs. Ole Miss Crump Stadium
1953
November 14 at Kentucky Stoll Field
1954
September 25 at Tulane Tulane Stadium
1955
September 24 vs. Trinity Crump Stadium

1960s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1960
October 1 vs. Ole Miss Crump Stadium
1961
November 23 at Chattanooga Chamberlain Field
1962
September 22 vs. Ole Miss Crump Stadium
October 13 vs. Southern Miss Crump Stadium
1963
November 30 vs. Houston Crump Stadium
1964
November 7 at Tulsa Skelly Stadium
1965
October 9 at Tulsa Skelly Stadium
1966
September 17 vs. Ole Miss Memphis Memorial Stadium
1967
October 7 at Utah State Romney Stadium
October 21 vs. Southwestern Louisiana Memphis Memorial Stadium
1968
September 21 vs. Ole Miss Memphis Memorial Stadium
1969
September 20 at Ole Miss Hemingway Stadium

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1970
October 17 vs. Florida State Memphis Memorial Stadium
1971
September 18 at Ole Miss Hemingway Stadium
1972
September 23 vs. Drake Memphis Memorial Stadium
November 11 vs. Cincinnati Memphis Memorial Stadium
1973
September 8 vs. Louisville Memphis Memorial Stadium
1974
October 12 vs. Cincinnati Memphis Memorial Stadium
1976
October 30 at Tulane Louisiana Superdome
1979
September 15 vs. Ole Miss Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1982
November 6 at Tennessee Neyland Stadium
1983
September 10 at North Carolina Kenan Stadium
1987
September 5 vs. Ole Miss Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
September 19 at Florida State Doak Campbell Stadium
1988
November 12 vs. Tulsa Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1995
September 9 at Michigan Michigan Stadium

2000s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2000
September 23 at Army Michie Stadium

2010s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2011
October 29 at UCF Bright House Networks Stadium
2017
December 30 vs. Iowa State Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
2018
December 22 vs. Wake Forest Legion Field
2019
December 28 vs. Penn State AT&T Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1960s 1968 • 1969
1970s 1975
1980s 1980 • 1982 • 1987
2010s 2017 • 2019

Men's Basketball

Memphis Tigers men's college basketball
First Season
1920-21
Team History
Memphis Tigers (1939-present)
Conference
American Athletic Conference (2013-present)
Conference USA (1995-2013)
Venue
FedExForum (2004-present)
Pyramid Arena (1991-2004)
Mid-South Coliseum (1966-91)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1984-85
March 30, 1985 vs. Villanova Rupp Arena

2000s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2007-08
April 5 & 7, 2008 vs. UCLA & Kansas Alamodome
American Athletic Conference
Full members (all sports) Cincinnati Bearcats • East Carolina Pirates • Houston Cougars • Memphis Tigers • SMU Mustangs • South Florida Bulls • Temple Owls • Tulane Green Wave • Tulsa Golden Hurricane • UCF Knights
Football-only members Navy Midshipmen
Basketball Venues FedExForum
Football Venues Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Lincoln Financial Field • Nippert Stadium • Raymond James Stadium • Yulman Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference • Western Athletic Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Southwest Conference