The Washington Times - March 19, 2009, 12:21PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Settling in here at the Sprint Center, with Memphis-Cal State Northridge on tap.

That’s a 2-15 game, and it would be a big upset.

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But so was the NAIA game I took in at Municipal Auditorium, where the top seed in the 32-team event lost in the first round.

So goodbye Rogers State. Hello, William Jewell.

Anyway, that’s enough NAIA updates. Things are about to get started here – and here’s the lineups for the morning tip in front of media, fans from Memphis and Cal State Northridge – and just about no one else.

MEMPHIS (31-3)

G-12-Tyreke Evans
G-20-Doneal Mack
G-5-Antonio Anderson
F-2-Robert Dozier
F-0-Shawn Taggart

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE (17-13)

G-3-Mark Hill
G-4-Rob Haynes
F-20-Kenny Daniels
F-14-Willie Galick
F-33-Tremaine Townsend

The pick: Memphis 80-54.

Patrick Stevens