Memphis vs Tulsa

Memphis 78, Tulsa 66

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Will Barton scored 30 points as Memphis won the Conference USA regular-season title Saturday with a 78-66 victory over Tulsa.

Joe Jackson scored 16 and Wesley Witherspoon 13 for the Tigers (23-8, 13-3), who shot 55 percent (29 of 53) and will open conference tournament play Thursday in Memphis as the top seed.

Barton passed the 1,000-point milestone for his career. He now has 1,011. He and Witherspoon each grabbed nine rebounds, and Chris Crawford had seven assists.

Jordan Clarkson's 18 points led the Golden Hurricane (17-13, 10-6), who will have a first-round bye in the tournament. Steven Idlet added 13 and Scotty Haralson 10.

The Tigers, who have won four straight and eight of nine, led only 37-34 at intermission but blitzed the Golden Hurricane with an 18-3 run to begin the second half and led 55-37 with 15:48 to go. The lead later peaked at 25.

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Scoreboard
Memphis (23-8) «374178
Tulsa (17-13)343266
MEM:W. Barton 30 Pts
MEM:W. Witherspoon 9 Reb
MEM:C. Crawford 7 Ast
TLS:J. Clarkson 18 Pts
TLS:S. Idlet 6 Reb
TLS:E. McClellan 4 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
MemphisTulsa
MEM
Will Barton
TLS
Jordan Clarkson
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
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Memphis Tigers
C. Crawford, G392-60-04715
J. Jackson, G384-98-915316
W. Barton, G3612-174-494430
T. Black, F244-71-13149
F. Hall, F70-20-11030
W. Witherspoon, G-F325-70-092413
D. Stephens, G-F162-30-01034
C. Holt, G30-10-00000
S. Simpson, F20-11-20001
H. Tsafack, F20-00-00000
T. Draper, G10-00-00010
C. Carmouche, GDid Not Play
P. Laird, GDid Not Play
A. Barton, GDid Not Play
A. Thomas, G-FDid Not Play
Totals 29-5314-1728192478
 54.7%82.4% 
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
J. Clarkson, G345-127-923318
S. Idlet, F324-85-660213
E. McClellan, G312-51-25405
D. Magley, F-C241-40-03132
J. Richard, F72-20-02014
S. Haralson, G304-60-031110
K. Maduka, C170-35-81045
T. Peete, G151-50-12222
R. Smith, F81-30-03003
W. Sanger, G11-10-10002
J. Booker, F11-10-01002
B. Swannegan, FDid Not Play
J. Coleman, GDid Not Play
Totals 22-5018-2728111466
 44.0%66.7% 
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

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317
 
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GTOWN 69 Final
MU 83
TNST 52 Final
MRST 54
Illinois St 65 Final
Wich St 64
Temple 80 Final
FORD 60
Louisville 49 Final
Syracuse 58
Missouri 81 Final
TXTCH 59
EVAN 71 Final
CREI 99
NC 88 Final
DUKE 70
Baylor 72 Final
Iowa St 80
SDSU 98 Final
TCU 92
Texas 63 Final
Kansas 73
Wyoming 63 Final
UNLV 74