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.
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.
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.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.