Scores

Final

Memphis 75

(17-3, 6-0 C-USA)

East Carolina 68

(12-8, 3-4 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 30, 2013

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    MEM 28 4775
    ECU 27 4168

    Top Performers

    Memphis: J. Jackson 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    East Carolina: T. Armstrong 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Memphis 75, East Carolina 68

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Joe Jackson scored 26 points and Shaq Goodwin pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Memphis to a 75-68 victory against East Carolina in a Conference USA game Wednesday night.

    Geron Johnson had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Chris Crawford scored 11 for the Hoyas (17-3, 6-0), who have won 11 consecutive games since an 87-78 loss to Louisville on Dec. 15.

    Ty Armstrong had 18 points and nine rebounds, Miguel Paul scored 15, Maurice Kemp 13 and Akeem Richmond 12 for East Carolina (12-8, 3-4).

    Memphis never could quite shake the Pirates, who cut the lead to 51-47 on Paul's layup with 8:08 left and trailed 57-52 on Paul's jumper at 4:24.

    Memphis pushed its lead to 11 points at 67-56 at 1:40 and held on for the win.

    The Tigers' biggest advantage came from the foul line, making 19 of 28 to the Pirates' 8 of 14.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MEM
    ECU
    Points 75 68
    FG Made-Attempted 25-58 (.431) 28-68 (.412)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-28 (.679) 8-14 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 6

    2012-13 Season

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