Who's Playing

No. 9 Memphis @ Virginia Tech

Current Records: Memphis 4-0; Virginia Tech 5-0

What to Know

The #9 Memphis Tigers will take on the Virginia Tech Hokies at 9:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Barclays Center. Both teams come into the matchup bolstered by wins in their previous games.

Memphis had enough points to win and then some against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers last week, taking their game 74-62. Among those leading the charge for the Tigers was center Jalen Duren, who posted a double-double on 22 points and 19 rebounds along with five blocks. Duren has also now had at least three blocks in his past four games. Duren's points were the most he has had all season.

Meanwhile, everything went Virginia Tech's way against the Merrimack Warriors on Sunday as they made off with a 72-43 win. The margin was wide but not a surprise since the spread was 18.5 points in the Hokies' favor. Guard Storm Murphy (14 points) and guard Nahiem Alleyne (12 points) were the top scorers for Virginia Tech.

Memphis is now a perfect 4-0 while Virginia Tech sits at 5-0. A pair of defensive stats to keep an eye on: The Tigers have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 33.60%, which places them eighth in college basketball. As for the Hokies, they enter the contest with only 48.2 points allowed per game on average, which is the best in college basketball.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Barclays Center -- Brooklyn, New York
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.

Injury Report for Virginia Tech

No Injury Information

Injury Report for Memphis

  • John Camden: Game-Time Decision (Foot)