Memphis vs Marshall

Memphis 87, Marshall 67

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Will Barton scored 24 points and Joe Jackson added 21 to lead Memphis to an 87-67 win over Marshall on Saturday.

Chris Crawford finished with 16 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals for the Tigers (21-8, 11-3 Conference USA), who have won two straight games. Tarik Black added 18 points.

Memphis went into halftime with a 42-37 lead, then opened the second half with a 10-3 run, pushing its margin to 12 points. The Thundering Herd closed the gap to five points but never posed a threat as the Tigers later increased their lead to 82-62 when Jackson made two free throws with 2:34 left to play.

Dennis Tinnon had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Marshall (17-11, 8-6), which had its three-game winning streak snapped. DeAndre Kane also had 16 points and five turnovers, Damier Pitts had 13 points and Shaquille Johnson added 10.

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Scoreboard
Memphis (21-8) «424587
Marshall (17-11)373067

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Memphis Tigers
T. Black, F338-82-530418
F. Hall, F221-20-03222
J. Jackson, G364-1013-1553221
W. Barton, G359-184-464324
A. Barton, G50-10-00000
C. Crawford356-92-378116
W. Witherspoon201-20-00052
D. Stephens82-20-01034
S. Simpson30-00-00010
T. Draper10-00-00000
C. Holt10-00-00010
H. Tsafack10-00-01000
Totals 31-5221-2731172287
 59.6%77.8% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F376-94-4102216
R. Goff, F202-50-02044
D. Kane, G365-194-1114416
D. Pitts, G355-122-224413
S. Johnson, G333-53-630210
N. Spikes202-42-36036
D. Pena121-40-03012
J. Hanner20-20-21000
C. Martin20-00-00000
Y. Mbao20-00-01000
J. Kambola10-00-00000
Totals 24-6015-2834102067
 40%53.6% 
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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