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Scouting report: Derrick Rose runs Memphis' high-powered offense

Originally Published: November 15, 2007
By Reggie Rankin | Scouts Inc.
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Memphis (2-0)

vs. UConn (3-0) -- 8:30 ET, ESPN2
Championship game, 2K Sports College Hoops Classic (benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer)
Madison Square Garden, New York

How Memphis got here
Nov. 5 vs. Tennessee-Martin 102-71
Nov. 6 vs. Richmond 80-63
Nov. 15 vs. Oklahoma 63-53

Overview


Memphis has the eye of the tiger, with every major contributor back except guard Jeremy Hunt, who averaged 14 points per game last season. Add an instant starter in freshman Derrick Rose to an already deep and experienced perimeter, and positions 1 through 3 are as big, athletic and skilled as any team in the country.

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