According to Jon Rothstein, NBA insider for CBS Sports, Memphis and Saint Louis will begin a home-and-home series that will start next season in Memphis. The following year, the two teams will face off in Saint Louis.
Since 1949, the two schools have faced off against each other 58 times, with Memphis owning the series edge 32-26 per sports-reference.com. The last time the Tigers and Billikens played was in the second round of the 2012 NCAA tournament. In that matchup, the 9-seed Billikens downed the 8-seed Josh Pastner-led Tigers by a score of 61-54.