Memphis 93, Tulsa 86
Elliot Williams scored 27 points as Memphis, the last team to
beat Tulsa at home, snapped the Golden Hurricane’s 23-game home
winning streak with a 93-86 victory Saturday night.
Doneal Mack and Angel Garcia each scored 16 for the Tigers
(18-7, 8-2 Conference USA), who defeated Tulsa for the 11th
Ben Uzoh finished with 20 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds
for the Hurricane (19-6, 8-3). Bishop Wheatley had a career-high 21
points and Jerome Jordan had 19.
Williams scored 13 of his point at the free-throw line, helping
Memphis finish 25 of 30 the line. The Tigers shot 54.4 percent from
Tulsa’s winning streak started after Memphis prevailed 55-54 on
a basket at the buzzer on Jan. 13 2009.