MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 21 points as Memphis topped San Diego 74-60 in the NIT first round on Tuesday night.
Tyler Harris had 16 points for Memphis (22-13). Kyvon Davenport...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Houston defense stifled Memphis for the bulk of its semifinal game of the American Athletic Conference tournament. But the final seven minutes almost made the Cougars'...
Maurice scores 21 to lift Memphis over UCF 79-55 in AAC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Isaiah Maurice had a career-high 21 points as Memphis romped past Central Florida 79-55 in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on...
UCF, Memphis meet in AAC quarters
Central Florida (23-7, 13-5) vs. No. 4 seed Memphis (20-12, 12-7)
American Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 1 p.m. EDT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 21 points as Memphis defeated Tulane 83-68 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.
Memphis faces Tulane in AAC tourney
No. 12 seed Tulane (4-26, 0-18) vs. No. 5 seed Memphis (19-12, 11-7)
American Athletic Conference Tournament First Round, FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 2 p.m. EDT
Martin scores 20 to lead Memphis over Tulsa 66-63
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 20 points as Memphis narrowly beat Tulsa 66-63 on Saturday night.
Tyler Harris had 16 points for Memphis (19-12, 11-7 American Athletic Conference),...
Memphis looks for home win vs Tulsa
Tulsa (18-12, 8-9) vs. Memphis (18-12, 10-7)
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Saturday, 9:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis looks for its fourth straight win over Tulsa at FedExForum....
CINCINNATI (AP) — Freshman guard Logan Johnson knew Memphis was going to set up the league's top scorer for the last shot, so he made sure Jeremiah Martin wouldn't touch the ball.
No. 23 Cincy looks to extend streak vs Memphis
Memphis (18-11, 10-6) vs. No. 23 Cincinnati (24-4, 13-2)
Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 23 Cincinnati looks for its sixth straight win in the...
Martin scores 30 to carry Memphis over Temple 81-73
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 30 points as Memphis defeated Temple 81-73 on Tuesday night.
Kyvon Davenport had 12 points for Memphis (18-11, 10-6 American Athletic Conference)....
Memphis seeks revenge on Temple
Temple (20-7, 10-4) vs. Memphis (17-11, 9-6)
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis seeks revenge on Temple after dropping the first matchup in...
Martin scores 37 to carry Memphis over Wichita St. 88-85
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 37 points as Memphis narrowly defeated Wichita State 88-85 on Saturday night.
Wichita State seeks revenge on Memphis
Memphis (16-11, 8-6) vs. Wichita State (13-12, 6-7)
Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis goes for the season sweep over Wichita State after...
Martin scores 43 to lift Memphis past Tulane 102-76
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had a career-high 43 points as Memphis easily beat Tulane 102-76 on Wednesday night.
Tyler Harris had 16 points for Memphis (16-11, 8-6 American...
Taylor scores 25 to lead UCF past Memphis 79-72
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — BJ Taylor had 25 points as Central Florida topped Memphis 79-72 on Saturday night.
Taylor made 12 of 14 from the free throw line.
Aubrey Dawkins had 17 points for Central Florida (19-5, 9-3 American Athletic Conference). Tacko Fall added 15 points. Terrell Allen had 10 points and six rebounds for the hosts.
Jeremiah Martin had 25 points and six assists for the Tigers (15-11, 7-6). Kareem Brewton Jr. added 14 points and seven rebounds. Kyvon Davenport had 10 points.
Martin scores 31 to lead Memphis over East Carolina 79-69
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 31 points as Memphis beat East Carolina 79-69 on Wednesday night.
Mike Parks Jr. had 12 points for Memphis (15-10, 7-5 American Athletic Conference). Isaiah Maurice added seven rebounds. Alex Lomax had six assists for the visiting team.
Seth LeDay had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Pirates (9-15, 2-10), who have now lost four straight games. Shawn Williams added 14 points. Jayden Gardner had 13 points.
Davenport scores 25 to lead Memphis past UConn 78-71
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has wanted to spread the offensive load around to other players in recent games. Kyvon Davenport took the challenge, having his best game in weeks.
Davenport scored 26 points, Tyler Harris and Jeremiah Martin added 12 each and Memphis (14-10, 6-5 American Athletic Conference) held off a late push to beat UConn 78-71 on Sunday.
South Florida survives Jeremiah Martin’s 41-point 2nd half
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 20 points, Justin Brown had 19 and South Florida built a 25-point halftime lead before holding off a 41-point second-half by Jeremiah Martin to beat Memphis 84-78 on Saturday.
5 in double figures in Memphis’ 20-point win over UCF
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Harris scored 14 points, 11 in the second half, with four 3-pointers to lead five Tigers in double figures and Memphis defeated UCF 77-57 on Sunday.
The Knights (15-4, 5-2 American Athletic Conference) came into Memphis having won nine out their last 10 games and with four straight wins over the Tigers, but Memphis took the lead early, never trailed and rolled to their fourth victory in their last five.
Rose leads Temple to 85-76 win over Memphis
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quinton Rose scored a season-high 26 points, Nate Pierre-Louis scored 15 and Temple beat Memphis 85-76 on Thursday night.
Martin scores 21 of 27 in 1st half, Memphis beats Tulane
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jeremiah Martin scored 21 of his 27 points in the first half, Kyvon Davenport added 17 points and Memphis beat Tulane 83-79 on Sunday.
Memphis has won 14 of the past 16 games in New Orleans — with two of those coming in the 2007 NCAA Tournament.
Memphis gives Hardaway a win in league-opening debut
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kyvon Davenport scored 25 points in 26 minutes off the bench and Memphis defeated Wichita State 85-74 to give head coach Penny Hardaway his first American Athletic Conference victory in both teams' league opener Thursday night.
Davenport, who averages 14.5 points a game, was 7-of-11 shooting, including two 3-pointers, 9 of 11 from the line and had five rebounds for the Tigers (9-5), who shot 50 percent and made 25 of 31 free throws to 6 of 6 for the Shockers (7-6).
Martin has 22 points, 8 assists and Memphis rolls over FAMU
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 22 points and eight assists and Memphis defeated Florida A&M 96-65 on Saturday.
Memphis has scored 90-plus points in five consecutive games.
Tyler Harris added 16 points, Raynere Thornton and Isaiah Maurice each had 12 points and seven rebounds and Antwann Jones scored 11 points for the Tigers (8-5). Memphis made a season-high 13 3-pointers.
Martin, Davenport lead Memphis to 99-89 win over Little Rock
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin scored 22 points, Kyvon Davenport had 15 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, and Memphis used a late 11-0 run to beat Little Rock 99-89 Wednesday night.
Kareem Brewton also scored 15, Tyler Harris added 14 and Antwann Jones had 13 points, five rebounds, six assists and two blocks for Memphis (6-5). The Tigers have won all their seven games against Little Rock.
Harris, Davenport lead Memphis past UAB 94-76
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Harris scored 24 points, Kyvon Davenport added 21 and Memphis beat UAB 94-76 on Saturday.
Harris made 10 of 11 foul shots while Davenport shot 8 of 10 from the floor. Jeremiah Martin added 14 points for Memphis. The Tigers (5-4) now have won back-to-back contests following two-straight defeats. Memphis is 4-0 at home.
Martin, Harris lead Memphis over South Dakota State 88-80
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin and Tyler Harris scored 22 points apiece and Memphis pulled away early and cruised to an 88-80 victory over South Dakota State on Tuesday night.
Memphis (4-4) snapped a two-game skid that included a 78-67 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.
Martin and Harris each made eight field goals, with Harris hitting four 3-pointers and Martin shooting 6 of 9 from the line.
The Latest: Charleston beats Memphis to finish 5th
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the AdvoCare Invitational (all times local):
Orlando area native Grant Riller scored 32 points and added a career-high nine assists, Jarrell Brantley had 19 points, and Charleston beat Memphis 78-75 for fifth place on Sunday.
Riller had 33 points, the second-highest total ever at the invitational, in Friday's 74-51 win over UAB.
Harris, Martin help Memphis beat Yale 109-102 in 2OT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Harris had 22 points and Jeremiah Martin added 20, including six in the second overtime, to help Memphis beat Yale 109-102 on Saturday night in double overtime.
Alex Lomax had 13 points, Kareem Brewton scored 12 and Mike Parks 11 for Memphis (2-1). Isaiah Maurice and Kyvon Davenport added 10 points apiece.
Memphis opens Hardaway era with 76-61 win over Tenn. Tech
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kyvon Davenport had a career-high 30 points and 10 rebounds to help Memphis open the Penny Hardaway era with a 76-61 win over Tennessee Tech in the season opener for both teams Tuesday night.
Hardaway, the former Tigers All-American and NBA All-Star, made his coaching debut after being hired by the program in March.
Davenport made 11 of 17 from the field and Jeremiah Martin added 18 points for Memphis.
Memphis’ Martin out 4-6 weeks after hernia surgery
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis guard Jeremiah Martin will miss four to six weeks as the Tigers' leading scorer last season recovers from hernia surgery.
Memphis begins preseason practice in late September and opens the season Nov. 6 against Tennessee Tech.
School officials announced Wednesday that Martin underwent surgery Monday to repair a hernia.
Memphis hangs on for 4th straight win, 83-79 over UConn
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Tubby Smith isn't happy about losing the American Athletic Conference's leading scorer to a broken foot, but likes the way his Memphis Tigers have responded to Jeremiah Martin's season-ending injury.
Mike Parks Jr. and freshman Jamal Johnson each scored 18 points and Memphis extended its winning streak to four with an 83-79 road win over UConn on Sunday.
AAC scoring leader Martin to miss rest of season for Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis point guard Jeremiah Martin has a broken left foot that will force the Tigers to play the rest of the season without the American Athletic Conference's leading scorer.
The 6-foot-3 sophomore will undergo surgery Tuesday and is expected to be out six to eight months. Martin was averaging 18.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists and a league-best 2.3 steals per game.
UCF ends two-game skid beating Memphis 68-64
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 22 points and made a key shot and two free throws with 16 seconds to help Central Florida beat Memphis 68-64 on Sunday.
Taylor's floater in the lane made it 66-61 with 29.5 seconds left before Jimario Rivers buried a 3-pointer from the corner for Memphis. The Tigers immediately called timeout and fouled Taylor for the game-sealing free throws.
Martin scores 25, leads Memphis past South Florida 86-74
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 25 points and a season-high nine assists to lead Memphis to an 86-74 victory over South Florida on Wednesday night.
Memphis (14-8, 5-4 American Conference) rebounded from a two-game skid, including a 14-point loss to No. 8 Cincinnati on Saturday. South Florida (8-15, 1-9) has lost nine of its last 10.
Jeffries leads Tulsa to 64-51 win over cold-shooting Memphis
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries finished with career highs of 24 points and 11 rebounds to notch his first double-double and propel Tulsa to a 64-51 victory over Memphis on Saturday night.
Jeffries connected on 8 of 15 shots, including 3 of 4 from long range, for the Golden Hurricane (11-9, 4-4 American Conference). Jaleel Wheeler added 13 points, five rebounds and three steals for Tulsa, while Corey Henderson Jr. and Martins Igbanu scored 12 and 11, respectively.
Parks, Martin, lead Memphis over UConn 73-49
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Parks Jr. had a career-best night for Memphis, while Jeremiah Martin, the Tigers leading scorer, matched him in points and rebounds.
The result was an early lead that built to a runaway victory for the Tigers as Memphis defeated UConn 73-49 on Tuesday night.
Both Parks and Martin recorded 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Tigers. Parks' totals were career-highs in both categories, and the rebounds included five off the offensive glass.
Memphis grabs 1st road win, beats Temple 75-72 in OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeremiah Martin scored 26 points and Kareem Brewton Jr., hit a game-winning 3-pointer off a broken play and Memphis defeated Temple 75-72 in overtime Saturday, winning its first game on the road this season.
Martin 15-15 from the line, Memphis drops Tulane 96-89
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin made all 15 of his free throws and scored a career-high 31 points and Memphis turned back Tulane 96-89 on Tuesday night.
Mike Parks Jr. added 16 points and Kyvon Davenport had 15 for the Tigers (11-6, 2-2 American Athletic Conference), who took control in the first half and then made 25 of 32 free throws in the second half.
Martin’s career-high 28 lifts Memphis past Tulsa 76-67
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin scored a career-high 28 points and had eight assists and Memphis beat Tulsa 76-67 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
Tulsa led 33-32 at halftime and stretched it to 55-47 with a Junior Etou 3-pointer before Memphis took control. Martin scored seven points during a 13-5 run and Memphis (10-6, 1-2 American Athletic Conference) led the rest of the way.
Memphis pulls way to win father-son matchup over Loyola (Md)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin tied his career high with 26 points, Raynere Thornton had a double-double and Memphis pulled away down the stretch to give coach Tubby Smith an 83-71 win over his son G.G., the Loyola-Maryland coach, on Saturday.
After the Greyhounds (2-9) took a 65-64 lead on a basket by Chuck Champion with 4:53 to go, the Tigers (9-3) took over scoring the next seven and turning that into a 15-2 run to lead by 12 with 1:08 remaining.
Davenport, Martin lead Memphis over Siena 70-66
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kyvon Davenport and Jeremiah Martin scored 16 points apiece and Memphis held on late to edge Siena 70-66 on Wednesday night.
Davenport added six rebounds and Martin five steals for the Tigers (8-3) who have won five of their last six. Raynere Thornton and Kareem Brewton Jr. each added 13 points.
Memphis holds off Albany for 67-58 win
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kareem Brewton Jr. scored 19 points with three 3-pointers, Jeremiah Martin scored the go-ahead basket, and Memphis held off Albany 67-58 in Tuesday night's Gotham Classic matchup to win its third straight.
Albany rallied on an 8-1 run to tie it at 45 on David Nichols' layup midway through the second half. Martin scored a go-ahead layup, Raynere Thornton dunked and Memphis pulled away.
Martin, Johnson combine for 42, Memphis beats Bryant 90-72
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin and Jamal Johnson combined for 42 points to lead Memphis to a 90-72 win over Bryant on Saturday afternoon.
Johnson made all his points from beyond the arc, drilling 6 of 11 attempts for 18. Martin was also hot from distance, making 6 of 7 for 24 points. He was 9 of 12 from the floor. The Tigers (6-2), who are 6-0 at home, nailed 13 of 23 from long range and hit 58 percent (34-59) from the floor.
Johnson’s heroics lift Memphis over Samford 65-64
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jamal Johnson grabbed an offensive rebound, sank a shot as he was being fouled and completed the 3-point play with 2.5 seconds left to rally Memphis to a 65-64 victory over Samford on Tuesday night.
Martin hits winning FTs, Memphis holds off Mercer 83-81, 2OT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With time running out in the second overtime, Jeremiah Martin drove hard to the basket, missed the shot but drew a foul and made both free throws as Memphis eked past Mercer 83-81 on Saturday.
Martin made 11 of 12 attempts from the foul line, scored 19 points with six assists and seven rebounds to lead Memphis (4-2). Jimario Rivers added 18 points and Jamal Johnson 12 while Kareem Brewton Jr. and Kyvon Davenport chipped in 10 each.
UAB snaps 16-game losing skid against Memphis, wins 71-56
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Chris Cokley had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and UAB snapped a 16-game losing streak against Memphis with a 71-56 victory on Thursday night.
UAB (5-3) is 5-0 at home, and had its last win against Memphis (3-2) in 2006.
Cokley was 7 of 10 from the floor. Nate Darling finished with 14 points and Jalen Perry chipped in 10 for the Blazers.
Johnson helps Memphis rally to beat N. Kentucky 76-74
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jimario Rivers scored 17 points with seven rebounds, Jamal Johnson scored a go-ahead 3-pointer, and Memphis rallied to a 76-74 win over Northern Kentucky Saturday night in the first-ever meeting of the teams.
Kyvon Davenport scored 16 points, Jeremiah Martin had 15 with six assists, and Johnson finished with 12 for the Tigers (3-1), who outscored the Norse 42-30 in the paint.
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.
Davenport, Martin help Memphis rally to 70-62 comeback
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin scored a career-high 26 points, Kyvon Davenport added 13 and Memphis defeated Little Rock 70-62 on Tuesday night, taking advantage at the foul line where the Tigers made 16 of 23.
Little Rock matched Memphis in field goals made (23), and held a 31-28 edge in rebounds and blocked five shots. But the Trojans (0-2) were called for 23 fouls and Memphis made enough free throws for the win. Martin was 8 of 11 at the line.