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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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% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova7-119-11
Butler6-217-33
Creighton5-218-27
Marquette4-313-674
Xavier3-313-515
St. Johns3-49-11147
Providence3-513-853
Seton Hall2-412-640
Georgetown1-510-980
DePaul1-68-12214

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.7-017-329
La. Tech6-114-6178
Marshall5-212-894
UAB5-212-8120
UT-San Antonio4-29-10294
Old Dominion4-311-8144
UTEP3-35-13339
Rice3-413-7167
Charlotte3-49-9229
Western Ky.3-49-11221
So. Miss3-46-13337
FAU1-65-13334
FIU1-65-15342
North Texas0-76-13307
 
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