Memphis 75, Tulsa 53

Will Coleman scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds and the

Memphis defense clamped down on Tulsa’s leading scorers, helping

the Tigers to a 75-53 victory over the Golden Hurricane on

Saturday.

Doneal Mack added 14 points for Memphis (23-8, 13-3 Conference

USA). The senior, playing in his final home game, left late in the

second half to a standing ovation, leaning down to kiss the tiger

at midcourt as he departed.

Angel Garcia and Wesley Witherspoon finished with 11 each, while

Elliot Williams scored 10.

Jerome Jordan led Tulsa (21-10, 10-6) with 19 points, while

Bishop Wheatley scored 12 – all in the first half.

The Memphis defense held Tulsa to 40.4 percent shooting (21 of

52). The Golden Hurricane were 1 of 10 (10 percent) from outside

the arc. Ben Uzoh, Tulsa’s leading scorer at 15.7, was limited to

six points, attempting only five shots in the game.