The Memphis Tigers meet the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team in the NIT Tip-Off tournament in Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday, Nov. 24.
Memphis defeated VA Tech 69-61.
Virginia Tech went to 5-1 overall. The Memphis Tigers, ranked No. 9 in The Associated Press poll, improved to 5-0 overall.
Check out the top plays from the game.
VT’s Nahiem Alleyne 3-pointer
Virginia Tech guard Nahiem Alleyne hit a left-wing 3-pointer with 4:41 left in the second half. It put VA Tech up 56-55 vs. Memphis.
Memphis’ Jalen Duren dunk
Memphis Tigers center Jalen Duren dunk on an assist from Alex Lomax with 9:53 left in the second half. Duren’s dunk put Memphis up 49-43 vs. Virginia Tech.
Memphis’ Alex Lomax steal, Malcolm Dandridge dunk
Memphis Tigers guard Alex Lomax stole the ball from Virginia Tech’s Storm Murphy, and Lomax led the fast break. Memphis center Malcolm Dandridge trailed on the break and got a pass from Lomax for a dunk as time expired in the first half. Dandridge’s dunk put Memphis up 33-30 vs. Virginia Tech.
VT’s Storm Murphy reverse layup
Virginia Tech guard Storm Murphy made a reverse layup with 8:27 left in the first half. Murphy’s basket cut the Memphis lead to 19-17.
VT’s Nahiem Alleyne fast-break dunk
Virginia Tech guard Nahiem Alleyne drove for a one-handed dunk with 12:04 left in the first half. Alleyne’s dunk cut the Memphis lead to 17-11.
Memphis’ Alex Lomax 3-pointer
Memphis Tigers guard Alex Lomax hit a left-wing 3-pointer with 13:03 left in the first half. Lomax’s basket put Memphis up 17-7 vs. Virginia Tech.
Memphis’ Lester Quinones 3-pointer
Memphis Tigers guard Lester Quinones hit a right-corner 3-pointer with 19:42 left in the first half to put Memphis up 3-0 vs. Virginia Tech.
VT’s Justyn Mutts screaming on the court
Virginia Tech forward Justyn Mutts screams “Let’s go” on the Barclays Center court Wednesday morning.
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Penny Hardaway is the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball head coach. Mike Young is the Virginia Tech men’s basketball head coach.
Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.
This article originally appeared on Memphis Commercial Appeal: Memphis Tigers vs. VT men’s basketball video highlights, score in NIT