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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Scoreboard
Xavier (15-8)353368
Memphis (16-7) «343872

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Xavier Musketeers
A. Walker, F343-71-26237
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
Totals 25-5412-1529172368
 46.3%80% 
Memphis Tigers
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
 43.1%85.7% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236

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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