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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Scoreboard
Memphis (12-5) «414889
Houston (9-8)302555

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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.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
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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