Xavier vs Memphis

Memphis 72, Xavier 68

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Joe Jackson had 14 points and Wesley Witherspoon scored all 12 of his points in the second half as Memphis used a late rally for a 72-68 win over Xavier on Saturday.

Jackson connected on all 12 of his free throws including six in the final 2:12, part of Memphis (16-7) closing the game with a 21-6 rally.

Will Barton and Tarik Black finished with 13 points apiece for Memphis, but it was Witherspoon who keyed the comeback after Memphis trailed 62-51 with 6:16 remaining.

The Tigers then went on a 17-1 rally to take the lead for good.

Dezmine Wells led the Musketeers (15-8) with 19 points, and Mark Lyons had 14. Tu Holloway, Xavier's leading scorer at 16.4 a game, scored 12 points on 3 of 12 shots from the field. Kenny Frease had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Xavier.

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D. Wells, F338-103-354219
K. Frease, C315-100-2101310
T. Holloway, G383-124-427512
B. Redford, G182-40-00116
M. Lyons274-94-422514
T. Taylor80-10-00040
J. Robinson70-00-03000
D. Davis40-10-00000
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T. Black, F384-65-690213
F. Hall, F162-40-02014
W. Barton, G365-133-551113
C. Crawford, G262-90-02215
A. Barton, G223-62-21019
J. Jackson301-712-1238314
W. Witherspoon194-52-320212
D. Stephens111-10-01042
S. Simpson20-00-00000
Totals 22-5124-2830111572
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