Memphis vs Tulsa

Memphis 78, Tulsa 66

  •  

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.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
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

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

PLAYERS OF THE GAME
MemphisTulsa
MEM
Will Barton
TLS
Jordan Clarkson
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
30941823
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.6-016-324
La. Tech5-113-6196
UAB5-112-7126
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
So. Miss3-36-12338
UTEP2-34-13346
Rice2-412-7167
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-55-12335
North Texas0-66-12292
FIU0-64-15347

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.4-017-272
Grand Canyon2-112-7180
Cal-Baker.2-111-7176
UMKC2-29-11181
Seattle1-29-9303
Utah Valley1-28-9222
UT-Rio Grande Valley1-39-12280
Chicago St.1-36-15250
 
Other games
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