Memphis 76, Montana St. 51
Elliot Williams scored 22 points and Wesley Witherspoon added 13
points as Memphis won its fifth straight with a 76-51 victory over
Montana State on Wednesday night.
Williams, who was 8-for-15 from the floor, recorded his sixth
straight game with at least 20 points. Witherspoon missed only one
of his five shots in the game, including hitting 2 of 3 outside the
Memphis (6-1) never trailed, eventually building the lead to
Branden Johnson led the Bobcats (4-4) with 12 points – the only
Montana State player in double figures. Bobby Howard, Montana
State’s leading scorer at 15.6 per game, was limited to six points
on 3 of 8 from the field.
The Bobcats shot just 34.5 percent for the game (19 of 55) and
committed 19 turnovers.