HOUSTON -- Joe Jackson had 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead Memphis over Rice 77-51 Wednesday night.
Jackson, who was 3 of 6 from the field, was one of five players in double figures.
Memphis led 31-24 at halftime and never trailed in the second half. The Tigers shot 55.8 from the field for the game and had 41 rebounds. The Owls shot 31 percent and had 20 rebounds. Rice committed 13 turnovers and Memphis converted those into 21 points.
Rice has lost six consecutive games.
The family of former Houston Astros owner Roy Hofheinz wants a court to require the University of Houston to keep his name on the school's basketball arena.
Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
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