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 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
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....
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...
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.
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.
Brewton helps Memphis roll past SMU 83-61
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kareem Brewton scored 20 points with a career-high six 3-pointers, Raynere Thornton had 11 points and a career-best 14 rebounds for his first double-double this season and Memphis rolled over SMU 83-61 on Saturday.
Brewton scored 15 points in the first half when Memphis (12-6, 4-1 American Athletic) took a 40-23 lead. The Tigers scored the game's first 13 points, including two Brewton 3-pointers, and led throughout.
Balanced attack helps Memphis beat East Carolina 78-72
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Harris scored 16 points, Kyvon Davenport had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Memphis beat East Carolina 78-72 on Thursday night.
Memphis (10-6, 2-1 American Athletic Conference) rebounded from a 90-77 loss at then-No. 19 Houston on Sunday that snapped a four-game win streak. East Carolina (8-7, 1-2) has lost three of its last five.
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.
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.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kareem Brewton Jr. beat the final buzzer with a leaping, one-handed 3-pointer and fifth-seeded Memphis outlasted No. 4 seed Tulsa 67-64 on Friday in a hard-fought quarterfinal in the American Athletic Conference Tournament.
Memphis (21-12) faces No. 8-ranked and top-seeded Cincinnati on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kareem Brewton Jr. scored a career-high 22 points, Mike Parks Jr. added 20 and Memphis beat East Carolina 90-70 on Sunday in a regular-season finale that secured the fifth seed for the Tigers in the American Athletic Conference Tournament.
The Tigers (19-12, 10-8), who have won five of their last six, will play No. 12 seed South Florida and 11th-seeded East Carolina (10-19, 4-14), which has lost five straight, will play the sixth seed on Thursday in Orlando, Florida.
Memphis outlasts McMurray, SMU in 70-67 squeaker
DALLAS (AP) — Kyvon Davenport scored with 13 seconds remaining and Jamal Johnson added a free throw with four seconds on the clock and a balanced Memphis squad held off SMU 70-67 Wednesday night.
Mike Parks, Jr. led the Tigers (15-11, 6-7 American Athletic Conference) with 17 points and Kareem Brewton, Jr. added 16 with six assists. Davenport finished with 13 points and Raynere Thorton had 12.
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.
Davis scores 16 as UCF rallies past Memphis, 65-56
ORLAND0, Fla. (AP) — A.J. Davis scored 11 of his 16 points from the free-throw line and pulled down 11 rebounds to help power UCF to a 65-56 win over Memphis in an American Athletic Conference battle Wednesday night.
The Knights have beaten Memphis three straight times.
Davis, who has now reached double digits in rebounds in nine of the Knights' 15 games, recorded his fifth double-double of the season.
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 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.