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Memphis vs East Carolina

Memphis 75, East Carolina 68

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Joe Jackson scored 26 points and Shaq Goodwin pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Memphis to a 75-68 victory against East Carolina in a Conference USA game Wednesday night.

Geron Johnson had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Chris Crawford scored 11 for the Hoyas (17-3, 6-0), who have won 11 consecutive games since an 87-78 loss to Louisville on Dec. 15.

Ty Armstrong had 18 points and nine rebounds, Miguel Paul scored 15, Maurice Kemp 13 and Akeem Richmond 12 for East Carolina (12-8, 3-4).

Memphis never could quite shake the Pirates, who cut the lead to 51-47 on Paul's layup with 8:08 left and trailed 57-52 on Paul's jumper at 4:24.

Memphis pushed its lead to 11 points at 67-56 at 1:40 and held on for the win.

The Tigers' biggest advantage came from the foul line, making 19 of 28 to the Pirates' 8 of 14.

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Memphis (17-3) «284775
East Carolina (12-8)274168
 

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Memphis Tigers
A. Thomas, F293-132-64118
S. Goodwin, F272-91-110145
J. Jackson, G378-136-646026
G. Johnson, G324-94-575313
D. Stephens, G221-10-03042
C. Crawford253-64-495211
T. Black144-51-43039
A. Barton70-10-02000
D. Wilson70-11-24001
Totals 25-5819-2849181775
 43.1%67.9% 
East Carolina Pirates
M. Kemp, F406-171-374213
T. Armstrong, F288-122-291318
M. Paul, G346-133-426115
P. Roberts-Campbell, G321-30-01152
C. Gaines, G180-30-02010
A. Richmond274-130-020212
M. Guilmette142-40-23124
P. Williams71-32-33144
Totals 28-688-1433142068
 41.2%57.1% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23
 
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CREIGH 91
IND 97 Final
PUR 60
NMEX 63 Final
WYO 59
MIAMI 73 Final
VT 64
ORE 52 Final
STAN 76