Memphis vs Houston

Memphis 89, Houston 55

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HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Crawford scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and Joe Jackson added 16 off the bench as hot-shooting Memphis rolled to its sixth straight win Saturday, 89-55 over Houston.

Will Barton had 14 points, 10 rebounds and four steals for the Tigers (12-5, 3-0 Conference USA), and Tarik Black chipped in 10 points, six rebounds and five blocked shots. Memphis was 34 of 61 (56 percent) from the field.

Alandise Harris led the Cougars (9-8, 1-3) with 18 points, and Jonathon Simmons added 16. Houston shot just 34 percent (19 of 56) in losing its third straight.

Memphis dominated from the outset, opening the game on a 12-4 run. Houston pulled to 13-9 after Harris hit two free throws 11:50 before halftime, but that set off another big Memphis run.

Houston got within 47-39 five minutes after halftime, but the Tigers put the game away with an 18-0 run.

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Memphis Tigers
T. Black, F304-62-461110
F. Hall, F163-60-04036
C. Crawford, G337-110-034319
W. Barton, G306-132-3102114
A. Barton, G243-70-05216
J. Jackson226-74-515216
W. Witherspoon182-34-43149
D. Stephens72-30-04014
S. Simpson60-20-00030
C. Holt40-20-01000
H. Tsafack41-13-32015
T. Draper30-00-00000
P. Laird30-00-01000
Totals 34-6115-1941152089
 55.7%78.9% 
Houston Cougars
A. Harris, F333-1012-1730318
T. Thomas, F223-80-05026
K. Van Slyke, F211-62-43024
J. Thompson, G303-90-04106
J. Young, G271-50-01222
J. Simmons307-121-150216
D. Thibodeaux210-20-03000
L. Gibson111-41-25023
J. Jones30-00-00000
D. Brooks10-00-00000
R. Stevenson10-00-00000
Totals 19-5616-243131355
 33.9%66.7% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12125
UAB8-715-13181
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU14-124-416
Cincinnati13-124-314
Houston9-518-861
UConn9-514-12103
Memphis8-618-9111
UCF8-717-10102
Tulsa6-812-14115
Temple5-1014-14105
E. Carolina4-1012-15232
Tulane2-125-21269
So. Florida1-147-19295
 
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UConn 67 Final
ND 53
Kentucky 65 Final
Tenn 62
Michigan 59 Final
Iowa 75
Texas 73 Final
Missouri 84
K-State 73 Final
Oklahoma 82
NC 57 Final
Florida St 90
PITT 57 Final
MU 62
Okla St 65 Final
Baylor 106
Mich St 74 Final
Nwstern 81
DEP 59 Final
Louisville 76
Iowa St 73 Final
Kansas 82
Alabama 52 Final
Miss St 56
UNLV 67 Final
SDSU 69
PROV 55 Final
Syracuse 78
TNTC 74 Final
MRST 82
Florida 79 Final
SC 65
GONZ 62 Final
LMU 58