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...
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....
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Schofield scores 29, No. 3 Tennessee beats Memphis 102-92
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Admiral Schofield popped his Tennessee jersey to the Memphis fans who had been screaming at him throughout the game.
The rivalry between Tennessee's top basketball programs is back on, and the Volunteers have the upper hand for now.
Schofield scored 20 of his 29 points in the second half and added 11 rebounds as third-ranked Tennessee beat Memphis 102-92 Saturday to snap a three-game skid to the in-state rival.
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.
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.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kyvon Davenport scored 27 points with nine rebounds and Memphis held off a late-game push from South Florida for a 79-77 win on Thursday in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament.
No. 5 seed Memphis (20-12) advances to meet fourth-seeded Tulsa (19-11) in Friday's quarterfinals. The Tigers have won six of the last seven, including an upset of then-No. 23 Houston.
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.
South Florida routs Memphis 75-51
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Malik Martin and Payton Banks each had 19 points as South Florida routed Memphis 75-51 on Thursday night.
Stephan Jiggetts added 12 points for the Bulls (9-21, 2-15 American Athletic Conference) and Isaiah Manderson had a double-double with 10 points and a season-high 11 rebounds. With the victory, USF snapped an eight-game losing streak.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.