SMU vs Memphis

Memphis 63, SMU 45

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Will Barton scored 24 points, Tarik Black added 11 points and 13 rebounds and Memphis used a second-half rally to defeat Southern Methodist 63-45 on Saturday.

The Tigers (13-6, 4-1 Conference USA) trailed 36-35 with 13 minutes to play, but outscored the Mustangs 19-2 over the next 11 minutes to pull away.

During a stretch of the second half, SMU (10-9, 2-3) connected on only 2 of 18 shots to help Memphis build a double-digit lead.

Robert Nyakundi, Jeremia Samarrippas and Jalen Jones all finished with 10 points each for the Mustangs, who lost their third in the last four. Samarrippas handed out six assists and had four steals.

Memphis controlled the boards 36-27, including 13 off the offensive glass, leading to 14 second-chance points.

Memphis had 9-point lead, 30-21, in the first half but SMU closed out the period with seven straight points to lead 30-28 at the break.

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Southern Methodist (10-9)281745
Memphis (13-6) «303363

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SMU Mustangs
R. Nyakundi, F384-170-040210
S. Williams, F180-10-03110
J. Samarrippas, G392-64-436110
L. Giles, G332-92-22117
J. Jones, G225-90-252510
L. Smith160-00-00130
R. Clinkscales140-24-42004
C. Cunningham90-00-04020
A. Patsevich71-10-00022
R. Manuel41-10-00012
Totals 15-4610-1227111845
 32.6%83.3% 
Memphis Tigers
T. Black, F345-71-3130111
F. Hall, F110-10-01000
W. Barton, G378-157-753224
A. Barton, G353-81-24227
C. Crawford, G352-101-21415
W. Witherspoon201-34-47126
J. Jackson141-50-00323
S. Simpson92-31-12015
D. Stephens51-20-02012
Totals 23-5415-1936131263
 42.6%78.9% 
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

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
 
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