The quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament get underway on Thursday afternoon in Tulsa, OK. In a bit of a strange setup, the top five seeds received a first-round bye and the day off on Wednesday, but the story is still everyone chasing Memphis. The Tigers are the only ranked team in the conference, and went a perfect 16-0 in conference play this season.
You can check out the full Conference USA Tournament bracket here, courtesy of conferenceusa.com. Here's the schedule for Thursday's quarterfinal games, all of which can be seen on CBS Sports Network. Since all four games are being played at the same site, the start times for the later games are subject to change.
No. 2 Southern Miss vs. No. 7 UAB, 1 p.m. ET
No. 3 UTEP vs. No. 6 Houston, 3:30 p.m. ET
No. 1 Memphis vs. No. 8 Tulane, 7 p.m. ET
No. 4 East Carolina vs. No. 5 Tulsa, 9:30 p.m. ET