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Rivers' 18 points leads Memphis past New Orleans, 63-52

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Jimario Rivers posted 18 points, seven rebounds and three assists as Memphis doubled New Orleans' first-half output and cruised to a 63-52 victory Tuesday night.

Rivers got the Tigers off to a fast start with a dunk 24 seconds into the game and tallied six points in the first five minutes as Memphis built a 32-16 advantage at intermission.

Memphis (2-1) came into the game after a week off and faced the Privateers for the first time since the 1989-90 season. The victory gave the Tigers a 9-0 record all-time against New Orleans and gave the program its 100th victory all-time against a Division I opponent from the state of Louisiana.

Jeremiah Martin had 15 points after going 8-for-8 from the free throw line and the Tigers converted 21 of 47 shots from the field (44. 7 percent).

Makur Puou had 11 points for the Privateers (0-3).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo New Orleans 0-3 163652
home team logo Memphis 2-1 323163
Team Stats
away team logo New Orleans 0-3 72.2 PPG 39.6 RPG 15.1 APG
home team logo Memphis 2-1 80.1 PPG 40.9 RPG 15.4 APG
Key Players
33
E. Charles 12.9 PPG 6.0 RPG 1.7 APG 45.2 FG%
3
J. Martin 19.7 PPG 4.3 RPG 4.4 APG 45.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB